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Report - Nestle Purina, Barrhead, Oct 2008


Mr Boombastic
Regular User
The problem with GPS is that you need to put the right data in - I put in the address I found for this place, drove over there, and found lots of new flats. But I'd spotted an empty factory nearby which looked worth a go - it was only once I got inside that I realised that this was the place I was looking for :)

The Nestle Purina factory in Barrhead, near Glasgow, made pet food - with a brief break to make baby food. The 200 employees were laid off in 2004, when Nestle decided that the factory was uneconomic.

First into the big storage warehouse:


A rather odd sign:


Impressive colour coding in the compressor house - no red, green or blue here, someone wanted to be an artist:


And some good big compressors (or pumps?):


In a completely darkened room, someone had been relaxing:


The boardroom had a lovely parquet floor:


A bunch of training rooms:


A quite ironic sign in the foyer:


The factory floor:


The fire safe in a burnt-out office:


Up on the roof:


And the factory from the outside:


There are plans to build 160 houses and some shops on the site, but no sign of anything happening yet.

More pictures in my Flickr set...

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