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Report - Air Products Acrefair , Wrexham December 2009


The laziest hobo
28DL Full Member
The Acrefair Air Products plant closed its door on the 18th December 2009 unfortunately taking 140 skilled labour jobs with it .
The plant opened in 1950 providing atmospheric gases , electronic and performance materials and healthcare equiptment but with profits dropping the decision was made to shut down the Acrefair plant .

The site itself was a completely surreal experience , all the electricity was on , the lights , the ventilation but not a single soul . I constantly expected a huge group of workers to come out of a lunch room somewhere and resume work :D

(apologies in advance for the photos . I went more for documentation than photography )

View across the Delivery Yard

The Main Production room

I absolutely promise you I didn't have a go on this :rolleyes:

Nothing has been moved at all

Looking back across the assembly line from one of the service ladders

Clock-In machine still fully functioning

One of the Large Metal presses with safety mask

Workers Locker Room

One of the many ladders leading up to the ceiling cranes

A large X-ray room which is heavily locked down

As a Bonus here a couple of things that made this Solo explore all the more interesting

A fully functioning vending machine

and Darryl's Work station locker

I would like to thank Leaf1471 for the intel and hopefully you enjoyed this report as much as I enjoyed making it and please go easy as this is my first :thumb


The laziest hobo
28DL Full Member
Went back this morning and got a couple more shots . Theres some fresh tracks lying about but no sign of anyone at all though.

Across the Shop Floor

Some bits and bobs

On the Ceiling Crane


28DL Member
28DL Member
Thanks for these! I did an apprenticeship there, was there from '88 until '95. It's surreal seeing it empty. (It's all gone, and houses, now) thanks to you, I've been able to show my kids where I started my working life, so thanks again.

Oh, and everyone used to call the electric truck you 'didn't' have a go on 'the bat mobile'