SP3165 : Ford's Foundry 15 January 2012 (6)

taken 7 years ago, near to Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Ford's Foundry 15 January 2012 (6)
Ford's Foundry 15 January 2012 (6)
The view west from the Old Warwick Road to the 1990s extension which, outwardly, appears unchanged but is surely being gutted. A heavy truck marked Squibb (the demolition contractor) waits with a load of scrap metal. The extensive concrete hardstanding was once a busy lorry park. By 28 January it had almost all been dug up and taken away. On the left is the carefully retained phone box that appears in several photographs and, beyond it, the portacabin village of offices, toilets and stores.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Derelict, Disused  Construction, Development  Industry 
Place (from Tags)
Royal Leamington Spa 
Company (from Tags)
Ford  Squibb 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 3109 6513 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:17.0063N 1:32.7406W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 3122 6514
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Foundry (Closed)  Demolition  Hardstanding 

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