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  1. KPUrban_

    Great Britain Shoreham Cement, December 2018

    Shoreham Cement Works. Image from the CementKilns website The works them selves are dug within the chalk pits which the raw materials for the cement was mined from with the production of cement beginning in 1883. The works are in the ideal spot for producing cement as they had river...
  2. KPUrban_

    Great Britain Barrington Cement Works, 2018

    Replacing a former site to the west this cement works started to mine and produce cement products between 1918 and 1927.  The works used a Light Railway system to transport materials from the quarry to the wash mill and main works. Instead of using vehicles. Operating up to 2008 the works were...
  3. Perjury Saint

    Shoreham Cement Works... March '15

    Lately I have seem to have developed a real penchant for sprawling, rusty industrial stuff... So a visit to this one was LONG overdue! And ive not seen pipes quite as big as this since them big blue buggers at Pye!! An absolute must if youre into your 'Industrials'... ...Shoreham Cement...
  4. C

    Shoreham Cement Works, West Sussex. June 13

    Shoreham Cement works June 13. Due to security presence, we were confined to the one building...but what a big building to be stuck in! Thanks for looking, hope you enjoyed! :)
  5. Landie_Man

    Shipton on Cherwell Cement Works, Oxfordshire - Visited May 2010 - 2013

    2013: I believe some of this is still there. 2010: Visited with True British Metal and his mate. Closed in 1986, this site located in Rural Oxfordshire used to be an industrial mecca! Producing Cement from 1928 till 1986, it was operated by the Oxford and Shipton Cement Company, until Alpha...
  6. mookster

    Shipton-on-Cherwell Cement Works, 2012

    Something a little closer to my home now seeing as the first thread came from Belgium! This place has sat semi-demolished since the mid 90s, a survey was carried out which found the quarry home to numerous rare fossils and wild flora and fauna so is now a Site of Special Scientific Interest...
  7. S

    Burham Brick Lime and Cement Works. June 2011

    About 5 years ago i heard of this tunnel in a small village a couple of miles away from me. And subsequently went and had a look for myself. Sadly at the time i didn't take a camera, or do much of a report. So 5 years later decided to go back, more to play, but hey ho thought il do a report...
  8. Maniac

    Great Britain Lafarge cement works - june 2010

    This was another part of the recent roadtrip myself, Muffie and Frosty have been on. Thanks to Clebby for suggesting this to us, we didn't know it was in the area. :thumb Partially live still, we accidently ran into the live section without realising it. How the guy driving the forklift we...
  9. Maniac

    Great Britain Rochester Cement Works, Kent - May 2009

    It's been a long time coming this, I've had my eye on this place for years (literally) just waiting for the right time to crack it. Well the time was right this weekend! After several recces of the site over the last few months, and a close study of the plans we were ready to give it a shot...
  10. Shadow

    Great Britain Rochester Cement Works Recce / Mini-report

    visited with Fluff, Zombie and Jesus, huuuuuuuuuge place words can't describe how big it is, begs a return visit Such an awesome place
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