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Report - Presto Tools Penistone Road Offices, Sheffield, Oct '09

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by dweeb, Oct 11, 2009.

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    After the Sheffield lot failed to deliver with this one I tweaked my Weekend plans to batter some of the Sheffield tool factories...

    Presto tools stylish office block was built in the 1960's. Presto moved out of the office years ago, and retreated to its works behind. It was used for storage for a few years before falling into dereliction.

    The building was built in typical style for a prosperous 1960's engineering company. Look at my GKN reports for similar buildings. The penthouse and artwork (in this case depicting a drill) are just so typical!

    Oxygen Thief and I battled with half demolition and missing steps to photograph what remained. It was very stripped, but a handsome staircase, lamson tubes and a few odd adverts still remained!

    The works before Demo...
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    As of saturday...

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    The last piece of a once lavish floor...
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    #1 dweeb, Oct 11, 2009
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2009

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