The factory was completely destroyed by bombing during the afternoon of 7 September 1940, together with over twenty thousand items of stock; there were no fatalities.
The Lustys relaunched their business with a new catalogue in 1951, though post war austerity prevented them achieving the pre-war sales level.
Every day, I talk to older men and women who want to get more from life.
After decades of looking after other people, perhaps it’s no surprise that some of us feel a bit stiff and tired.
Some manufacturers and retailers have developed synthetic fibres based on the original paper loom - for use in outdoor furniture.
The London factory site was eventually sold and the business moved to Martley near Worcester. Whilst the Lusty family found other interests and pursuits Lloyd Loom production continued in the United States at Menominee until 1982.
After a brief hiatus, production resumed in Menominee in 1982 after Flanders Industries purchased the Lloyd Manufacturing works there, forming the Lloyd Flanders company.
Even if you have tried yoga before, I hope that you will give it a shot again.
You will be amazed by how much difference a little support (and a great teacher) can make!