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(Permission visit) Clayton Le Woods Reservoir, Oct 2013

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Built in 1884 to provide water storage for the Leyland area the reservoir was decommissioned

in 1992. It provided locals with water for 108 years and in it's heyday it stored up to 300,000 Gallons

of water.

English heritage twice turned down applications to have it listed stating it was "Neither a rare nor

an exceptional example of it's type"

It was previously owned by united utilities until March 2013. It will shortly be demolished to make way for 14

new homes.

With eleventy billion people milling round the place it was impossible to get many shots without several people in

shot, but here's the images I managed to grab.

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It look rare and exceptional to me, i do like the look of this place. And cracking shots, even with eleventy billion people milling about (that bit did make me chuckle)

Thanks for sharing :D

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