Shires Bathrooms, Longton - June 2012

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Visited with Dangerousdoddy​ In 2005 the factory shed over 200 jobs with the factory finally closing in 2006 with production being out-sourced to Eastern Europe. Shires Bathrooms was part of the larger Irish based firm Qualceram Shires, which went into administration in 2009 following a drop in Read more

Aynsley's Portland Works, Longton - June 2012

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Visited with Dangerousdoddy​ Aynsley have been manufacturing pottery in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent since 1775. The business was started by John Aynsley I who began by making drinking mugs decorated with political and sporting events of the time. Along with a number of other potters, John Aynsley was Read more

Binswood School, Leamington Spa - June 2012

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Visited with baj, nolimitsphotographyDan and ruby h smith​ This Tudor style building was built in 1847. Amongst its successful pupils were Sir Frank Whittle, inventor of the Jet engine who was a scholar here between 1918 and 1923. The school subsequently became part of the North Leamington Read more

Rauceby Hospital - June 2012

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Visited with Humpa, ruby h smith and 2 others. This was originally another trip over to St John's but we got busted so a back up plan was needed, it's no where near as good an explore as St John's but there's still a few bits left. The vast majority has been demolished and a housing estate has been Read more