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Report - Murphy's Machinery - Menston - July 2015

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by Bigian88, Jul 4, 2015.

  1. Bigian88

    Bigian88 The Massive Mancunian
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    The Visit

    As this was less than a mile away from High Royds Asylum, it would be unjust if we missed out on it. Some of the site (that the buildings are on) are still in use and used as self-storage.


    The History

    G.L Murphy's Machinery Ltd. was an industrial parts manufacturer established in 1930. They were based in this mill, named Imperial Works, on the rural outskirts of Menston in West Yorkshire. The company made tools, belt driven machinery, transmissions and electrical equipment, specializing in items for tanners and leather manufacturers in addition to glue and gelatine plants. They produced batch runs of specialist components and carried out renovation work on various machine parts.


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  2. Paradox

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    Lovely report and nicely captured :thumb
     
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    Loocyloo 28DL Regular User
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    Lovely pictures. great stuff :thumb
     
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    Nice set of shots there :thumb.

    Did you miss the porn room though?
     
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    Some great pics there, really gives a good feel of the place :thumb
     
  7. Bigian88

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    Haha no, I saw it pretty much as soon as we got in the place but I didn't take a photo of it
     
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    Cool stuff , you have nice
    Shots there :thumb
     
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