Category: Industrial

Tonedale Mills in Wellington, Somerset

Tonedale Mills in Wellington, Somerset

We headed over to Wellington in Somerset to visit this AMAZING location. A derelict Mill estate with plenty of buildings to explore and over 200 years of history! This is by far the best location we have visited to date. Here is some history provided by Wikipedia (https://wikipedia.org) Tonedale Mills, including Tone Mills, was a…

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Fullers Earth Works in Redhill, Surrey

Fullers Earth Works in Redhill, Surrey

HISTORY: On the Redhill deposit, the most successful quarry operating at the turn of the century was the Copyhold Works of Fuller’s earth Union Ltd, established c. 1860-70. Initially supplying the woollen trade, demand later shifted to the growing chemical and commodity sector. In 1954 the works, by now employing close to 800 men, were…

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Bedfordwell Pumping Station in Eastbourne, East Sussex

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…

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