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Report - Lostock Power Station - November 2015

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by Camera Shy, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. Camera Shy

    Camera Shy Old enough to know better
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    I never did get to do this place back in 2011/12 when it seemed to be flavour of the month, since then duff info about the turbines having been taken out and other priorities meant it slipped completely off my radar, and as far as i know nobody has bothered with it or at least done a report from here in a good few years.
    Anyway me and @sammydoublewhammy had chatted about it a while ago, then @Seffy excellent Northern Carnage report showed one pic from the turbine hall so we thought we should finally go take a look, It's a fairly old one to some but at least this might put it back on the map for newer members, it seems to be in exactly the same state it was years ago, definitely still worth a visit.

    Decommissioned in 2000, there have been plans proposed to turn it into some kind of incineration plant at one time but nothing has happened.

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  2. Mr Beady

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    Bostin place and pictures again m8ty
     
  3. Speed

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    Doesn't look quite as steamy as it used to be!
     
  4. Camera Shy

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    Cheers Mr B, still steam every now and then Speed but yeah not like seen in some of the old reports.
     
  5. norfolkexplorer

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  6. The Amateur Wanderer

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    I was under the impression that this was gone... Bloody good work and another for my list!
     
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  7. HughieD

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    Erm....WOW!
     
  8. The_Raw

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    Oh mate that looks brilliant, top job as per :thumb
     
  9. Maniac

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    Ha ha ha, me and a few others got caught here a few years back, never been back for another look. Top job in getting in, nice to see it again. :-)
     
  10. host

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    Another stunning set mate…i too was told the turbines were gone, just goes to show.
     
  11. BoroLad

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    When we going???
     
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  12. clebby

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    Wickedcool
     
  13. Seffy

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    Proper decent set that mate, better than any that I took! Nice one.
     
  14. dweeb

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    As Clebby said, it looks a little less misty then it used to... still a beaut after all those years!
     
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    Looks like a great explore, loving those dials. :thumb
     
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