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    This place has been on my radar for a while now so it was good to finally be able to do it.

    History
    EDS was contracted to print government giro cheques. Built in 1975 as a government printing facility, the residents of Ladywell would complain about the constant thump of machinery into the night. The building closed in 2005 only 30 years after it opened. There were "near riots" by the staff when the facility closed, more on that here. The building has been hit badly by metal theft and vandalism, though it is fairly safe inside.

    After a not-so-graceful entry we were in! This place is huge and we got lost a few times!

    Visited with a non-member.


    Nairne House/EDS Before Construction by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Nairne House/EDS Construction by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Nairne House/EDS Construction by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Nairne House/EDS Construction by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Nairne House/EDS Construction by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Nairne House/EDS Construction by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Buchanan House by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    EDS Logo by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Atrium by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Atrium by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Print Hall by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Telephone Connections by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Desk by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Main Print Hall by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Roof Machinery by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Keypad by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Boiler House by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Office by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Main Reception by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    DWP Folder by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Kitchen by AgentTintin, on Flickr




    Destroyed Office by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Conference Room by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Conference Room Door by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Staff Room by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Ex-Corridor by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Rubble by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Corridor by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Top floor of Atrium by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Roof above Atrium by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Fire Escape by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Doors to Lifts by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Trashed Offices by AgentTintin, on Flickr


    Long Corridor by AgentTintin, on Flickr

    Thanks for looking! :)
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    Good looking derp that!
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    Great find,thanks for sharing.

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    did you find them in the front office of the buildings or in the online archives. Sadly the place is kind of in Limbo, not sure if the demo team went bust as nothing has happened here apart from the neds and Pikeys hitting it hard :( was really nice when it still had some stuff in it and less damage.

    good stuff

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    Are you referring to the old photographs at the top? If so, I found them on the West Lothian History Library Flickr page.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AgentTintin View Post
    Are you referring to the old photographs at the top? If so, I found them on the West Lothian History Library Flickr page.

    yes just curious as there used to be pictures in the same office as the keys of when it was constructed and stuff like that Geddes house across the road used to be a tax office and they had like this place large firebroof disaster/recovery proof storage.

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