SJ8699 : Gasholder, Bradford

3 km from Droylsden, Tameside, Great Britain

Gasholder, Bradford
Gasholder, Bradford
One of two giant gasholders built for the Bradford Gasworks in the second half of the nineteenth century. Up until the late 1960s, the gasworks together with Bradford Colliery and Bradford Ironworks (Richard Johnson and Nephew) dominated a heavily industrialised landscape which has now almost completely disappeared; giving way to a hypermarket and Sportscity (Velodrome, football stadium etc) with all their associated car parks.
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2012
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SJ8699, 65 images   (more nearby)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 14 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8664 9920 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.3603N 2:12.1693W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8652 9923
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Gas Holder  Gasometer  Gasholder  Nineteenth Century  19th Century 

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