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Report - Stevensons Dyers , Ambergate, Derbyshire – Summer 2008

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by The_Revolution, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. The_Revolution

    The_Revolution 28DL Full Member
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    I noticed on the leads and rumours section that this site is soon to be demolished (as posted by acid-burn). I first visited here back in the summer of 2008. It’s a large site and depending on what’s still standing it’s certainly worth a visit.

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    Set up by the Stevenson family the company constructed the factory at Ambergate in the late 19th Century the dye works provided employment to many people in Ambergate and the surrounding towns and at its peak in the 1970’s the factory employed more than 1400 people. Well known for its good working conditions the factory played an important part in the local community and employees were encouraged to join clubs and socialise outside of work.

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    Stevensons remained in family ownership until 1966, when it was acquired by Coats Viyella Clothing and in 2002, it became part of the Quantum Clothing Group. However due to economic conditions it was soon forced to close the plant at Ambergate. The site is now scheduled to be demolished.

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    View from the former product testing laboratory.
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