Tag : Chimney

Chatterley Whitfield Colliery and Mining Museum, Staffordshire

Chatterley Whitfield Colliery, Staffordshire

Chatterley Whitfield is a disused colliery near Stoke on Trent which was later used a mining museum. The museum closed in 1993.

Redcar Steelworks Blast Furnace, Middlesbrough

Redcar Blast Furnace, Middlesbrough, UK

The Teeside Steelworks was a large producer of steel in Middlesbrough, UK. The blast furnace was the largest in the UK.

Centrale de Schneider, France

Centrale De Schneider Power Plant, France

A 1950s power station in France containing three huge turbine and generator sets. The plant closed in 2013.

Battersea Power Station, London UK

Battersea Power Station, London, UK

The iconic four chimney layout of Batersea Power Station is instantly recognisable, but the real gem is the stunning controls rooms hidden away inside.

Globe Worsted Mills

Globe Worsted Mills, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield

Globe Mills were built in 1887-9 by the newly established Globe Worsted company of Slaithwaite in the Clone Valley near Huddersfield. The site is now being redeveloped.

Shoreham Cement Works

Shoreham Cement Works, West Sussex

Shoreham Works was established in 1883 to produce cement. The first ever Vickers Armstrong design of rotary kiln was installed in 1940s. The site closed in 1991.

IM Cooling Tower

IM Power Station Cooling Tower, Belgium

The abandoned cooling tower of IM Power Plant in Belgium is huge and looks like a set from a Sci-Fi movie inside

Ruien Power Plant, Kluisbergen, Belgium

Ruien Power Plant, Kluisbergen, Belgium

Gigawatt power station opened in 1960s and grew to be Belgium’s largest thermal power plant. The now-decommissioned plant is seriously huge!

Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Ukraine

The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant located in Ukraine was the location of the worst ever nuclear disaster. The power station is now being decommissioned.