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Report - Butterley Brickworks, Derbyshire - June 2010

thompski

Leggy brunette
28DL Full Member
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James was rather kind to offer to show me around his latest find the other week, and naturally it was rude of me not to turn down the rare opportunity to explore a fully intact abandoned brickworks this local. His report is more comprehensive then mine however I'll post my take on it...

Butterley Brickworks was one component of the much larger Butterley Company, a major industrial name in Ripley and was involved in numerous industries, most notably iron (famously the structural iron of the Barlow Train Shed of London St Pancras Station) however was also involved in quarrying, coal mining and even locomotive production.

Brickmaking was another industry. I'm not entirely sure when the brickworks opened, however in 1968 the Butterley company was acquired by Hanson whom split the Brickworks off as Butterley Brick. Eventually it became Hanson, and was mothballed in 2006. There are currently no formal plans to redevelop the site, however it's rumoured that demolition is likely.

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James's wrists?
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A lovely site, thanks to James for his perseverance in finally cracking this place.
 

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