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    Default Rank Hovis Ramsgate - Dec 2010


    Visited with wevsky and space invader.

    Not much documented history on this place! This mill has not been operational for a long time - although Rank Hovis is still operating, modernisation (and various other factors), has meant there are a few Hovis mills that are no longer in operation. This site was sold to a private developer, and there was rumour it was to be used for 'modern studio style apartments', but that was a few years ago now. It is probably due to the recent economic downturn that no development has taken place.

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    Nice report, you've got a couple of cracking photos in there too. Look forward to seeing more.

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    Great pics - I've driven past this about three times in the last month, and didn't even know it was abandoned, so thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by godzilla73 View Post
    Great pics - I've driven past this about three times in the last month, and didn't even know it was abandoned, so thanks!
    GDZ
    Thanks, there is also an air raid shelter which I couldn't cover on this trip because you need to do that at night time because it is in a location very close to the road.
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    Looks really interesting...and nice stuff inside too. Love the pic of the windows. :)
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