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Report - Highcross Workshops, Leicester 24/06/07



Goldie87

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Myself, thebluefox, termin8tor and friend took a look around this place after failing to gain access to some promising looking factories. Looked pretty small from the outside, but once inside turned out to be a large maze of offices, workshops, storerooms and basements. The variety of different businesses that appeared to have operated there in the same cluster of buildings was quite unusual, a pub, knitware factories, engineering works, craft workshops and hockey equipment warehouse.


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Modern retail development overshadows the areas industrial past

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Courtyards

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Old Sign

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Leaking old boiler

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avocado bathroom suites were scattered around this part

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Kinitware factory

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These were everywhere in the knitware part

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Light switch in knitware part

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Yarn store in a large basement

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Old graffiti near yarn store

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Clocking on machine in engineering

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Kitchen in engineering

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Sign in engineering

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Room in old pub building

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Basement of craft workshops

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Room with stage type thing

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Construction work