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Report - Wildt Mellor Bromley, Leicester - January 2012

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by Goldie87, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. Goldie87

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    This factory was once the home of Wildt Mellor Bromley, who were founded in 1884. They were one of the largest manufacturers of knitting machines in the world. Like most of Leicesters large manufacturing industries, times got hard in the 1970s with cheap imports coming in from abroad. The upper floors are partly converted into flats, but have since been left to decay. The main entrance is still impressive however, with its dome, columns and art deco light fitting. Apologies for the quality of the pics, only had the phone camera on me!

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    Wildt Mellor Bromley by Goldie87, on Flickr

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    Factory Floor by Goldie87, on Flickr

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    Stairs by Goldie87, on Flickr

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    Decay by Goldie87, on Flickr

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    Lift by Goldie87, on Flickr

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    Balcony by Goldie87, on Flickr

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    Dome by Goldie87, on Flickr

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    Toilets by Goldie87, on Flickr

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    Boraxo by Goldie87, on Flickr

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    Factory Rooftops by Goldie87, on Flickr
     

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