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UK Firth Brown Medical Centre, Sheffield - April 2016

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This former medical centre would have been used to treat injured workers and although not quite 'underground' it is now buried underneath a car park. 

 

Firth Brown Steels was initially formed in 1902, when Sheffield steelmakers John Brown and Company exchanged shares and came to a working agreement with neighbouring company Thomas Firth & Sons. In 1908 the two companies came together and established the Brown Firth Research Laboratories and it was here, in 1912, under the leadership of Harry Brearley they developed high chrome stainless steel. The companies continued under their own management until they formally merged in 1930 becoming Firth Brown Steels. The company was amalgamated into Sheffield Forgemasters in 1982.


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2 hours ago, hamtagger said:

Geez that place has seen better days :(. A few nice old things lying around though :) 

Yeah, it's looking pretty battered, someones thrown some of them tables and cabinets around :cry: It was nice to see that it wasn't fully trashed though.

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I knew it had gone downhill but i didnt know it was that bad :o Some good shots there buddy, well painted :thumb

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Love the randomness of this place being under a car park, some cool decay as well. Amazed it's still standing since 1982 really

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