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East Sussex Eastbourne Leisure 

The Meads Club in Eastbourne, East Sussex

I took a trip to a small village in the heart of Eastbourne, East Sussex, and came across this abandoned club. I thought it was a church or small school but I was shocked to find a bar and even a full size snooker table inside. A little history… The club has a troubled and controversial history and is being sold by auctioneers Clive Emson on Tuesday February 23 2010 with an asking price of 200,000. Dr Benson said, “I want to keep the building as it is. I don’t…

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East Sussex Eastbourne Industrial 

Bedfordwell Pumping Station in Eastbourne, East Sussex

Today I visited Bedfordwell Pumping Station in Eastbourne and I couldn’t get over how photogenic the building was. This really is a little gem that will soon be gone. Here is some history I found online.. Bedfordwell Pumping Station, comprising an engine house and adjacent boiler house, was designed by Henry Currey, architect for The Duke of Devonshire’s estate for the Eastbourne Waterworks Company Ltd., a company which had been founded in 1859 by the 7th Duke of Devonshire. The engineer was George A. Wallis, who was elected Mayor of…

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