1. Welcome to 28DaysLater.co.uk - 28DL - The UK Urban Exploring / Urban Exploration / Urbex Forums.

    Asylums and Hospitals, High Stuff, Industrial, Leisure Sites, Residential Sites, Military Sites, Mines and Quarries, ROC Posts, Theatres and Cinemas, Draining, Underground Sites, European and International Sites, Leads, Rumours and News, Kit, Clothing, Equipment, Photography and Video sections plus a lot more.

    Please feel free to browse this website as a guest. Creating an account removes some ads, allows you to post replies, start new topics and threads, and gives you access to more features including bookmarking, live chat, messaging and notification systems.

    Create an account | Login | Request new password

Report - Hawthorn Leslie Shipyard. Hebburn - March & May 2012

Discussion in 'Other Sites' started by CommunistCat, Jun 18, 2012.

  1. CommunistCat

    CommunistCat 28DL Full Member
    28DL Full Member

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2011
    Messages:
    11
    Likes Received:
    1
    he shipyard was built in 1853 by Hebburn shipbuilders Andrew Leslie & Co. Andrew retired from the company in '86 and the new manager merged the company with RW Hawthorne - renowned engineers famed for building marine engines as well as a large number of locamotives (second only to Stephenson). The business then comprised of two subsiduaries representing each initial specialism. The shipbuilders eventually became part of Swan Hunter and Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd in '68 wheras the engine-builders half became part of British Shipbuilders in '77 and subsequently, Clarke Hawthorne in '79. The yard built a host of military and trading ships over it's lifetime before closing it's doors in 2001 since which time it has been vacant.

    Exterior shot

    7065178827_db26512f97_c.jpg

    Inside

    7204608128_e9a8b95f9c_c.jpg

    7204607860_1e1d20cca0_c.jpg

    6919100012_7d141ef2f0_c.jpg

    7065180237_698e482acc_c.jpg

    I was wondering if anyone knows who that is in the picture above.

    6919100616_ab5c3c0d98_c.jpg

    6919100932_9cfc18848c_c.jpg

    6919101186_967c5536d4_c.jpg

    Most of the floors were like the above pictures with most windows smashed and most walls put through

    6883777924_696a234143_c.jpg

    7029878163_6c36337598_c.jpg

    7029878407_6c96f2fc75_c.jpg

    Those piles of scrap are all thats left of the main shed thing

    7065181153_565298ed59_c.jpg

    The View from the roof still hasn't changed, but that church is supossed to be becoming a Brewery
     
    #1 CommunistCat, Jun 18, 2012
    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 18, 2012

    Remove this ad by donating or subscribing.

Draft saved Draft deleted

Users Who Have Read This Thread (Total: 0)

Share This Page

Remove this ad by creating an account and logging in