SO9997 : Once a hive of activity-Walsall, West Midlands

taken 5 years ago, near to Darlaston, Walsall, Great Britain

Once a hive of activity-Walsall, West Midlands
Once a hive of activity-Walsall, West Midlands
A view of the roadway and gates to the James Bridge gasholder station. The first gasworks in Walsall were built in Arboretum Road in 1826 at a cost of 4000. In 1850 a new gasworks was built in Wolverhampton Road and this site at Pleck is said to date from 1877. Time taken 2.49 pm GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).
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SO9997, 62 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 30 January, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 February, 2015
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Lowlands  Suburb, Urban fringe  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Gas Infrastructure 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9909 9749 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.5136N 2:0.8916W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9909 9751
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Other Tags
Walsall  National Grid  Gasholders  West Midlands  Redevelopment Site  James Bridge  Pleck  Former Gasworks 

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