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Old 6th Feb 11, 18:23
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Default GE, Thorn Lighting Leicester Jan 2011

The Melton Road factory opened in 1946 - at the time being owned by British Thomson-Houston - later becoming part of AEI and eventually Thorn until GE bought the lamp division in 1991. i think it closed in 2006,

loading Bay


strange lights but funky doors


From the roof

some more on

some shots from a daytime visit

_MG_2165 by MD Matt Allen, on Flickr

_MG_2135 by MD Matt Allen, on Flickr

stairs2 by MD Matt Allen, on Flickr

left-overs by MD Matt Allen, on Flickr

_MG_2153 by MD Matt Allen, on Flickr

Huge thanks to Boothys mates for showing us around

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