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    Willington cooling towers has been on my radar for a while. The 5 derelict towers dominate the landscape, and can be seen for miles around.

    For those who havenít been, nothing will prepare you for their colossal size. The original 2 towers have had all the internal stripped but the latter 3 still have the internals. The originals are a bit flooded underneath, but worth the trek into the centre for their epic views up to the top.

    The history
    The coal fired power station was built in the 1950s in two phases. The first 2 towers closed in 1995, and the last 3 closing in 1999. The buildings have been demolished, and only the cooling towers still stand. The site is earmarked for a residential development, or a new gas power station, depending on where you read.
































    thanks for looking :)
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    Very nice!!
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    Superb mate... really nice set.

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    Good stuff mate fancy this one

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    BIGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG! nice!
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    Thanks for all the coments guys!

    Absolutley love this place
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    banging this, well done. I used to live a mile from here, its a belter if you get good light.

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    Very interesting place, nice shots aswell! :)
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    Very nice.. great shots
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