SJ6874 : Canal and chemical works near Northwich, Cheshire

taken 7 years ago, near to Lostock Gralam, Cheshire, Great Britain

Canal and chemical works near Northwich, Cheshire
Canal and chemical works near Northwich, Cheshire
The soda works is seen here from the Trent and Mersey Canal, which passes through the large site. Several large pipes and other structures cross the canal.

The original Brunner Mond Company was formed as a partnership in 1873 (becoming a limited company in 1881) by John Brunner and Ludwig Mond. They built Winnington Works in Northwich, Cheshire and produced their first soda ash in 1874. Following many takeovers and mergers, including ICI, the company is a now a subsidiary of Tata Chemicals Limited, part of the Tata Group of India. (Information from Wikipedia). LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 September, 2011
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Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 684 742 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:15.8466N 2:28.4910W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 684 741
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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