SJ6874 : Chemical works near Northwich, Cheshire

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

Chemical works near Northwich, Cheshire
Chemical works near Northwich, Cheshire
Seen here from the Trent and Mersey Canal, which passes through the works. 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).
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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 6 September, 2011
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 683 741 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:15.8176N 2:28.5959W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 684 741
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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