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Report - BASF Paisley - Jan 2013 - Jul 2014

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by BenCooper, Jul 22, 2014.

  1. BenCooper

    BenCooper Mr Boombastic
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    Yes, it's been a while - family and work got in the way of doing much exploring stuff ;)

    BASF's plant in Paisley is about 60 years old, and was producing around 18,000 tonnes of pigments a few years ago. However it's been downsizing, and will probably be closing completely soon. I've been visiting for a while - it's still very much a live site so it took a bunch of trips to see most of the interesting buildings before they were demolished.

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    That's all, folks :)
     
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  2. Bugsuperstar

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    I like it! Welcome back mate.
     
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    Fantastic Mr Boombastic......great shots :thumb
     
  4. BenCooper

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    Cheers :)
     
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    Looks really nice, well captured!
     
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    Top class, looks great lit up at night, and welcome back.
     
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    Superb pics and pin sharp too. Thanks for sharing.
     
  8. catbalou

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    Lovely! Very colourful too :)
     
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    Session9 A life backwards
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    Great shots fella. Looks like a good place to escape the Commonwealth Games :)
     
  10. BenCooper

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    Aye, quite a bit of Glasgow is in lockdown at the moment :)
     
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    pantomime horse Nay Nay and thrice Nay
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    as always, outstanding stuff
     
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    Mate, did you ever dod the power house here!?
     
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    currently undergoing complete demolition. 1 or 2 buildings left at the moment (and a chimney stack!)

    Land has been sold off for housing
     
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    Just a bit of history. I think this site was originally ICI but sold out to Ciba-Geigy and then to BASF. Its closure was always on the cards from that time. The original technology seems to have moved to Canada with most of the people with the know-how. Another one bites the dust because of EU policy.
     
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