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    I wont go too far into the history,as it has been covered before.Its a mixture of diffrent places in one,factories,a house and a laboritory.The house belonged to the owner of the business,R.Jhonson.In its hayday the company employed over 500 staff...and produced wire products for all over the world...including the fuel line to Normandy from England in WW2,and part of a structure used in the Brookyln Bridge,U.S.so i have read.I bumped into a D.P. member who was on his fag break from a nearby active factory,he helped me out with access points etc,so cheers to him...on with some shots..































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    Is the black & white building at the end part of the same works? great photos.

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    Nice explore. I'd love to get in that house myself.
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    Yeah,the house is just slightly above the sight,on a slope in the trees...unfortunatly the house is a wreck,was built in 1894,but from the inside it looks 1600"s....no problem to get in,but you would be daft too...its totaly collapsed...the whole site is defo worth the time to visit,was lucky with the lab,as it has only just been made accessable....has been tight for years from what i was told...
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    Really enjoyed that report mate. Lots of luvly lab equipment in there :)

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    Oooooh......we could only get into the house when we went. The rest looks really good too! Nice one!

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    looks an interestin little sploor....sum nice bits left behind, like the old lab bottles....looks like hong-kong-fooey is gona cum outa dem filing cabinates:) showin me age

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    Quote Originally Posted by evilnoodle View Post
    Oooooh......we could only get into the house when we went. The rest looks really good too! Nice one!
    might be worth a re-visit m'lovely :)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Judderman62 View Post
    might be worth a re-visit m'lovely :)
    I knew you would want to see the house again

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    Oh yes it's defo the house that's the draw :wacko:
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