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  1. History Bowman Thompson & Company originally owned the site but was sold in 1900 to Brunner Mond whom with a seven year closure reconstructed the site producing sixty tonnes of soda ash a day. This figure rose to 800 tonnes a day in 1926 with all of the Brunner Mond assets being turned over to ICI. Lostock a coal fired powerstation was decommissioned in 2000 when E.ON built there new Combined Heat & Power plant at Winnington, Lostock is due to be flattened for a new Sustainable Energy Plant to be built on the site. Explore After no sleep, me and 3 other none members got up and drove down to Lostock, got there quite early (3:45am) didn't hang about, got straight to an access point and got in (side-note, climbing up walls after no sleep isn't the best idea!) spent a good couple hours in here n got loads of footage.. Enjoy.. (Photo's aren't that good but deal with it :)) [Only external I got] [Some industrial stuff?]
  2. Lostock Power Station The Explore.. Visited with @Urbexbandoned. Left Lincoln early and the car thermometer was reading -4.5C, then when we arrived at Lostock it had only climbed half a degree. We had a bit of prior info from @macc_explore so thanks for that mate. Quite a bit of ducking and diving to hide from various humans travelling to and from the secca checkpoint for the other part of the site and eventually got across the wasteland to where we wanted to be. Nice and peaceful explore once you're inside but it was bloody cold that day so when we were on the brink of hypothermia we exited and went for a traffic jam around liverpool thanks to the X-Factor or some shite. All in all a top day as always. The History.. (Stolen) Bowman Thompson & Company originally owned the site but was sold in 1900 to Brunner Mond whom with a seven year closure reconstructed the site producing sixty tonnes of soda ash a day. This figure rose to 800 tonnes a day in 1926 with all of the Brunner Mond assets being turned over to ICI. Lostock as a coal fired powerstation was decommissioned in 2000 when E.ON built there new Combined Heat & Power plant at Winnington and is due to be flattened for a new Sustainable Energy Plant to be built on the site. The Pictures.. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9/10. 11. 12. 13. What's left of the control room.. 14. 15. 16. As always thanks for looking and feedback always appreciated
  3. Explored with Raz Background; Bowman Thompson & Company originally owned the site but was sold in 1900 to Brunner Mond whom with a seven year closure reconstructed the site producing sixty tonnes of soda ash a day. This figure rose to 800 tonnes a day in 1926 with all of the Brunner Mond assets being turned over to ICI. Lostock a coal fired powerstation was decommissioned in 2000 when E.ON built there new Combined Heat & Power plant at Winnington, Lostock is due to be flattened for a new Sustainable Energy Plant to be built on the site. The Explore; So after a while of lazy chiller exploring days, it was time to once again start the stupid o clock on the motorway listening to crazy dance music heavy enough to make your head swim. Few hours later after driving through some kind of monsoon on the M62 over the Penines we were behind enemy lines in Lancashire and Cheshire. It was light by them time we hit the station, with the live site next door in full swing and trucks rolling in and out of the gates. It would appear that either myself and raz are ninja stealthy... either that or the stories we had heard about it being hard to do were exaggerated because we just waltzed in and plodded around without distribance in the middle of the day. Obviously first stop was to find the turbine hall and the old place did not dissapoint. After seeing reports IM and giggawatt i figured that all the good power stations were abroad, but this is not the case. Complete with turbines, boilers, fans Lostock is an induistrial paradise Photos; Thanks for looking
  4. This was the first visit of 3 yesterday, we may have got here a little early as it was pitch black and had to wait around for an hour or so for the sun to come up. History - Bowman Thompson & Company originally owned the site but was sold in 1900 to Brunner Mond whom with a seven year closure reconstructed the site producing sixty tonnes of soda ash a day. This figure rose to 800 tonnes a day in 1926 with all of the Brunner Mond assets being turned over to ICI. Lostock a coal fired powerstation was decommissioned in 2000 when E.ON built there new Combined Heat & Power plant at Winnington, Lostock is due to be flattened for a new Sustainable Energy Plant to be built on the site.
  5. The Explore So this is one I've been wanting to see for a long time but thought it was either gone now or not accessible.. then I heard otherwise and set off a few after hearing the news. We aimed to get here under cover of darkness after the horror stories of Tata pursuing people privately for trespass on this site. Turns out we got there just a little too early and had to spend an hour or in almost complete darkness listening to the horrendous noise this building makes in the wind. Also quite shocked by quite how close the live areas are to this building, at one point we were literally one door away from the live area! Great adrenaline filled explore this one was though Visited with @Funlester and a non member The History Bowman Thompson & Company originally owned the site but was sold in 1900 to Brunner Mond whom with a seven year closure reconstructed the site producing sixty tonnes of soda ash a day. This figure rose to 800 tonnes a day in 1926 with all of the Brunner Mond assets being turned over to ICI. Lostock a coal fired powerstation was decommissioned in 2000 when E.ON built there new Combined Heat & Power plant at Winnington, Lostock is due to be flattened for a new Sustainable Energy Plant to be built on the site.
  6. closed in the 2000s , may be turned into waste incineration plant still has the turbines and other machinary in place plenty of control rooms and pannels dials and guages nice layer of bird poo is collecting now visited with the elusive may be a bit pic heavy as there was so much to look at thanks for looking more on my flicker https://www.flickr.com/photos/128166151@N05/albums/72157661097528292
  7. Ok should of done this place a long time ago but you know how it is ...Visited with hanel dante aka wall monkey . Early start and a wet one did the entry quite quick but as we entered the control room near the turbines we heard a bang so we hid in the control room we were sat inside for what seemed a life time all we could hear outside was the noise of loose plaster and rust being crushed under foot............ crunch crunch crunch getting close , silence , crunch crunch crunch getting quieter ...............Right lets shoot this mofo and gtfo.. History, erm well cant find any and really cant be arsed if im honest.... 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. Cheers for looking ......Oldsk@@l

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