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UK Water Treatment Site 08/17

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A bit about the place to begin with....

This waste water treatment plant is all that remains of the former Bayer Agrochemical Facility in Hauxton near Cambridge, the main facility across the road was demolished in 2010, the land was so badly contaminated with chemicals that a massive decontamination operation was undertaken, and it was reported at the time that the fumes from chemicals being released on site were having ill effects on local residents. The site was finally signed off as safe in 2014 and there are currently houses being built on the old main site. Across the road was the waste water treatment plant which remained in operation until 2012 when it closed for good. This side of the site was also home to the plant's playing field and indoor squash court, I took a quick peek in there on the way out but it was pretty dull and not worth a photo due to very poor light inside.

Also had its own on site squash courts.

 

This was a nice little explore and finished off our day. Pretty smashed up inside which was a shame. Great site though so much to see.

 

Please enjoy the photos.

 

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I have lots of pictures for this place so feel free to check out our Flickr page https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157687798116046/with/36318361420/

We are also on YoutTube and Facebook Urbalites.

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