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Report - heyrod power station April 2012

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by troubleuk, Apr 2, 2012.

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    Preparations for a power station at Heyrod began in 1916 when 26 acres (110,000 m2) of land were purchased. The station was opened in 1926 by the Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley and Dukinfield Transport and Electricity Board. The cooling towers were constructed in the 1940s. Coal was delivered to the plant at Millbrook railway sidings on the Micklehurst Line, situated on the opposite side of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. The sidings were built in 1932 and had space to hold up to 130 12-ton wagons. Coal was fed into a hopper underneath the sidings before being transported on an enclosed conveyor belt which emerged high above the valley to cross the River Tame and canal before entering the station at a high level. The station was closed on 29 October 1979 with a generating capacity of 64 megawatts. It was demolished during the 1980s, although part of the site is still used as an electrical substation.​


    control panels


    more control panels


    doorway leading outside


    one of many windows in this place




    after doing some ninja skills on a pigeon that gave me a brown stain i took this picture of this urinal who ever used this has acid wee ​


    paint flake loves how it captures the red in it


    time to venture on


    if you go down the woods today wonder what you will find a mk2 astra :eek:


    this used to carry coal over to the plant


    not really that much to see in here as you couldn't get up to the upper levels


    inside the building


    it was a nice day and a nice explore now time to move on to baileys mill :thumb
    #1 troubleuk, Apr 2, 2012
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