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Report - Benger Foods, Holmes Chapel - October 2014

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by Oxygen Thief, Oct 6, 2014.

  1. Oxygen Thief

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    Explored with Turkey. We were just passing and decided to take a look, as you do.

    The history. Well, it's been covered a few times on here but not with this name.

    Bengers were bought by Fisons, who were bought by Rhone-Poulenc who became Sanofi-Aventi and finally Sanofi. There is nothing left of the recent buildings and plant, and only the original Bengers building remains.

    This is what it used to look like...

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    Only the front building remains, and this is what they have planned for it...

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    There isn't much to see here. It's very stripped out and as noted in previous reports, the only thing really worth seeing is the dome.

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    Since Will Knots report a few months ago, the front wall has been destroyed to get at the electrical cable. here;s a picture from July...

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    The rear of the building...

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    The bottom of the main stairs...

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    And finally some shots of the dome...

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  2. Speed

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    Looks nice, reminds me of the Alcan offices
     
  3. TheTimeChamber

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    The frontage and the dome are great :thumb:
     
  4. ACID- REFLUX

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    It's all about the Dome :)

    Nice ones :thumb

    I'd forgotten all about this place since Wills report mmmmmmm
     
  5. woody1112

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    yep, that dome is pretty special :)
     
  6. host

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    Beautiful looking building...
     
  7. Seffy

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    Lovely parts to that. Nice work.
     
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    Beautiful. Drove past here on way to visit friends at the weekend, knew it would have been "done" and sure enough! ..... Lovely job, nice history snippet, great building
     
  9. GRONK

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    Nice one OT, shame the best of it has gone.

    Loving the sky light.
     
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