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Report - Naylor Jennings Green Lane Dyeworks, Yeadon, Leeds - October 2014

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by Oxygen Thief, Oct 9, 2014.

  1. Oxygen Thief

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    Explored with CatVStyle, Dweeb, Turkey and Squirell911.

    There's a bit of history on other reports but I can't find anything authoritative that I'd like to quote.

    Access was interesting but you take your choice... it's either a bit of pain or risk being spotted.

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    In the old engine room...

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    Outside it really is like stepping back in time, I could imagine the men, women and trucks working away here...

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    There are two chimneys...

    One chimney...

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    Both chimneys...

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    This was a toilet block. I took the picture because I thought it was of a rather hefty construction. It's only when I looked at the pictures at home that I realised it's just a thin cladding...

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    Chimney in the sun...

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    The labs...

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    Admin was a nice surprise, I was surprised it was this intact given the rest of the site is a bit of a ruin...

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    There are three acid-etched windows, I'm surprised they have survived at all. Images edited, cropped, inverted and merged into one...

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    From admin we went back into the works...

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    and then we went for a climb and a dodgy walk...

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    From up here you could see every tile has been removed...

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    Then pretty much a regroup and off to the various needle-pit mills of Bradford for the day.

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    All in all a good explore, thanks to everyone involved.
     
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  2. TheTimeChamber

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    Looks like a fun day out, I quite like the look of this place!
     
  3. canute

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    That's a nice looking site :thumb
     
  4. Boomstick84

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    Looks a massive site.

    Do like that Chimney in the Sun shot :)
     
  5. turkey

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    Nice shots mate, i'll pop some of mine up at some point :)
     
  6. Leeds(Ex)plorer

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    nice shots OT

    As with dweeb you've made this site shine brighter than it has in ages!

    Off the back of these 2 good reports I suspect this place will be seeing more traffic!
     
  7. dweeb

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    I look like I'm about to sneeze in that engine room photo :confused

    Turk in a derelict building, one for the wall there!
     
  8. The Kwan

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    Plenty of luverrly documents here, that does it for me and the green tiled stairs are blob on, enjoyed seeing this report :thumb
     
  9. ACID- REFLUX

    ACID- REFLUX 28DL Regular User
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    Nice ones :thumb

    Probably the best set i"ve seen from here recently :)
     
  10. pigdog

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    cool
     
  11. tweek

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    Demolition well under way here. A couple of empty shells and the two chimneys all that remain.
     
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