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Certain parts of longbridge that were left look amazing from previous reports, before my time unfortunaltely but i was still determined to check out every nook and cranny around the area just in case we had missed something! Ive been up the area a handful of times over the last year and despite the ever evolving building site and quite a few failed attempts eventually Lucan and I were able to have a look at the last few bits.

 

Not much information about this place,

This used to be part of the body shop areas for a Factory. The shelter is unique about 400ft long, it was constructed out of brick and reinforced concrete; using a cut and cover method with a possibility of mining. It has possibly been used for storage since the war. Sadly the Body shop itself has been demolish over a decade ago… this is all that left.

I thought the way it was built is really curious, looking at aerial photos from the time the rest of the shadow factory was constructed it appears to have been built after westworks factory was already there. 

Hopefully ill turn up some more info.

 

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thanks for looking :)

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7 hours ago, ACID-REFLUX said:

Nice work :thumb and nice to see a different section.

 

I think i"m one of the few that"s not been down here yet :violin:Maybe i"ll get my finger out before it"s all gone 

wouldn't leave it too long  , the building site is progressing quickly

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