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Report - East Lane House Runcorn (Cheshire, Mar, 2018)


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Heading over the new Runcorn bridge I got a bit lost and ended up passing this horrible thing. Despite the fact that its clearly just a partly boarded-up shell I actually quite enjoyed wandering round - something about big empty spaces I suppose.

History. Was originally government offices (Department of Employment) and has apparently been a vacant eyesore for about 20 years - see recent Liverpool Echo article https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/council-backs-taking-legal-action-14173144.

There are two previous reports on here where you can follow the progress from trashed offices to shell:

2014 https://www.28dayslater.co.uk/threads/runcorn-dep-building-april-12.89868/

2009 https://www.28dayslater.co.uk/threads/office-block-east-lane-runcorn-september-2009.43033/

Pictures go from the ground up.

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looks just as shit as it did in 2009 - I'm sure they are converting/building new houses there. it'll be another southgate estate in the middle of the other shitty estates.
Apparently the plan is to turn the existing building into flats - handy for the probation office directly opposite. Some work is going on - there was a guy doing something on the ground floor when I was there.

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