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    Default Barpro Ltd, Bromsgrove, January 2012


    I thought I'd already posted this on here but I must of been mistaken. Did it back in January 2012. Had my eye on this a while and was tad dissapointed when I finally got to do it. I read it's to be developed for a new DIY centre. The trees around the perimeter have been cut back since my last recce and theres a core drilling machinery on there so I'm guessing it's a step closer to being built.



    Barpro was set up by director Chris Spears' grandfather Ernest Spears and father Alfred Spears, and has been based in Bromsgrove since the 1940s, and on the Sherwood Road site since the early 1960s.

    The company played its part in the war effort, making parts for the Spitfire aircraft. At its peak Barpro, which manufactured components predominantly for the automotive industry, employed 150 people.

    Manufacturing ceased in 2003, and Barpo is currently in the process of winding down. Only the derelict factory remains on the main site.
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    Theres also some film footage on Youtube, sadly no sound but shows manufacturing in the factory.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbY23B0r46k















































    After Barpo group Ltd closed the place became a Carrera computers for a short while. Obsolete desktops and smashe CRT monitors litter the place.







    First aid room






































    Apologies if you're having your lunch whilst viewing this but I thought it was kind of cute. On my first failed visit to this site I came across this foxes head. Found the rest of him yards away.






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    Good stuff there fella..
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    Is that Basil Brush? Boom Boom.
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    Great video,thanks for sharing.

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    Nice report - not sure about the last shot though

    What the hell even tore it apart? I'd hazard a guess it was people, although I hope not...
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    Strange about the fox head. Same thing at Sevs, we found a fox's head seperated in a different room to the body. Seems like a design flaw in them, perhaps if they sneeze too hard their head flies off???
    Why go through a door when there's a perfectly good window?
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    Nowt wrong with that mate. The first aid room is banging :)

    The severed heads a bit grim though

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    amazing pics thanks for sharing

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    Fantastic stuff, always blown away by your pics! :)
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    Top stuff!
    I drive passed this everyday!
    Great report! :)

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