- Jun 7, 2014
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Oakwell produced bricks in Ilkeston from 1874 & finally closed in 1966, I wont go into the history more as its been covered many times & this site gives it in excellent detail.
In this entry I cover the several companies who owned The Oakwell Brickworks on Derby Road. Started around 1874 t his works was the larges...
The next thing that an internet search brings up is the planning applications & delays to this due to ground contamination & local opposition due to this now being a nature habitat.
It looks like this place will be slowly falling in on itself for a fair while yet
From the outside the building is certainly being reclaimed
Inside (which can barely be described as such) there is not a lot to see
Then of course the cool bit is underneath.
Thats it from here