1. Welcome to 28DaysLater.co.uk - 28DL - The UK Urban Exploring / Urban Exploration / Urbex Forums.

    Asylums and Hospitals, High Stuff, Industrial, Leisure Sites, Residential Sites, Military Sites, Mines and Quarries, ROC Posts, Theatres and Cinemas, Draining, Underground Sites, European and International Sites, Leads, Rumours and News, Kit, Clothing, Equipment, Photography and Video sections plus a lot more.

    Please feel free to browse this website as a guest. Creating an account removes some ads, allows you to post replies, start new topics and threads, and gives you access to more features including bookmarking, live chat, messaging and notification systems.

    Create an account | Login | Request new password

Report - Goat Maltings, Burton on Trent - 15\03\06

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by dweeb, Mar 15, 2006.

  1. dweeb

    dweeb Super Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Oct 20, 2005
    Likes Received:
    Goat maltings is a huge and very imposing building. the most impressive feature is the large octagonal malthouse, with a large model goat as the sail. Inside is almost completley unchanged from new. The building's bottom floor is used by an animal feed company... but only for three more weeks, and then our old mate Bovis steps in. Its a real pity as the inside of the building has so much character.

    On arrival I asked for permission to go in the building, as I had done on my last visit. Last time I was escorted round, and not allowed in the dangerous parts. This time the woman said... do what you want, take what you want, I dont give a flying fuck! People get so care free when they are loosing their jobs!
    Much of the original steam power equipment remains in place. As with most factories, large gears and belts ran off a single spinning axle driven by a central engine. The steam boilers are still in place. There are some fantastic staircases and ladders in place it is a really fun place to explore. I hope to return when it is closed completley.

    Oh and before you ask... I tried to climb the ladder up the main malthouse, with the intention to touch the goat, but the ladder started 20 foot up, and there was nothing to climb on:(




    #1 dweeb, Mar 15, 2006
    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 14, 2007

    Remove this ad by donating or subscribing.

Draft saved Draft deleted

Users Who Have Read This Thread (Total: 0)

Share This Page

Remove this ad by creating an account and logging in