Industrial

Vencel Resil, Whitecroft

Vencel Resil product building and cavity wall insulation. The Whitecroft site, along with another site in Glasgow, closed in June 2009 after the company felt

Industrial

Tower Colliery, Hirwaun

The story of Tower Colliery is one of fighting the system and of great success & local pride. Along with all deep mines, Tower was

Industrial

Tone Mill, Wellington

First Visited this back in January 2010, one of the best industrial sites I’ve ever visited. Returned again in 2011 to see more of site.

Industrial

George Barnsley & Sons, Sheffield

George Barnsley & Sons Ltd specialised in tools for shoe makers and leather workers. The building closed around 2004. This was my third visit to

Industrial

D & H Mallalieu Ltd – Bailey Mill, Delph

It’s difficult to find anything out about this mill. Due to the vast amount of cotton mills around the area of Oldham I guess they

Industrial

Holding Bros. Pottery, Oswaldtwistle

A Return visit to one of my favourite little industrial sites in the north west The Broughton Barn Pottery was founded on a large clay

Industrial

Stanley Mill, Kings Stanley

Stanley Mill is grade 1 listed woolen mill located just oustide of the village of Stonehouse. Work started on building the mill in 1812 and

Penallta Colliery
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Penallta Colliery, Hengoed

Situated near Hengoed, in 1905 Powell Duffryn began the sinking of Penallta colliery, and had employed 291 men by 1908. The two shafts Nos.1 (downcast)

Industrial

Dinorwic Quarry, Dinorwig

The Dinorwic Slate Quarry is a large former slate quarry, now home to the Welsh National Slate Museum, located between the villages of Llanberis and

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Hanson Jetty and Conveyor, Llanddulas

The jetty, owned by Hanson, closed in 1993. The conveyor runs from Llysfaen Quarry (a former limestone quarry) though a tunnel below the A547 to

Industrial

H.Hey & Sons, Bradford

Again another bit of Bradford’s rich industrial history rotting away. Part demolished, part ravaged by fire damage and yet it still managed to make for

Industrial

John Crabtree & Sons, Bradford

Finding information on these buildings is pretty thin on the ground. It’s another abandoned mill in Bradford awaiting a magical conversion into residential apartments. Sadly