Industrial

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St Aidans Walking Dragline

Astley Lane, Swillington, Nr Leeds, Yorkshire, LS26 8AL.
Tel: 0000.

  • Car Park

Come and see 'Oddball', the largest preserved walking dragline excavator in Western Europe. Look all round outside and see the giant 25 cubic yard bucket.…

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Hayle Heritage Centre

John Harvey House, 24 Foundry Square, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 4HH.
Tel: 01736 757 683.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Hayle dominated the world engineering market throughout the 19th century with its two rival foundries. This legacy is preserved through an industrial history…

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Rochdale Pioneers Museum

31 Toad Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 1YL.
Tel: 01706 524 920.

  • Part disabled access

The museum is where the ‘Pioneers’, 28 working people, opened a co-operative store on the 21st December, 1844. It commemorates the birth of the Co-operative…

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Paisley Thread Mill Museum

Mill End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre, 12 Seedhill Road, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 1JS.
Tel: 0141 847 1111.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

The museum aims to preserve the social and industrial heritage of the Paisley & Renfrewshire Thread Mills for the education and enjoyment of all by collecting…

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Robert Owen Museum

The Cross, Broad Street, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2BB.
Tel: 01686 625 544.

  • Part disabled access

Houses a collection of objects, pictures and written material relating to the life of Robert Owen. In his late twenties, Owen became a partner and manager…

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Quinceys Pumping Station

Thorpe Culvert, Wainfleet, Lincolnshire, PE24 4NL.
Tel: 01205 356 208.

  • Car Park

Houses two Ruston & Hornsby 9 x HRC twin cylinder horizontal diesel engines, each coupled directly to a Gwynnes centrifugal pump. These pumps can move…

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Newtown Textile Museum

5-7 Commercial Street, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2BL.
Tel: 01938 554 656.

  • Full disabled access

A good example of a 19th century weaving shop. History of the woollen industry in Newtown.

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Aerial photograph of the vilage of New Lanark

New Lanark Visitor Centre

New Lanark Mills, New Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9BY.
Tel: 01555 661 345.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Discover the impressive cotton mill village of New Lanark and explore its unique history. Founded in 1785, New Lanark was once Britain’s largest cotton…

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Verdant Works

West Henderson's Wynd, Dundee, Angus, DD1 5BT.
Tel: 01382 309 060.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Textile heritage centre with restored jute machinery showing working conditions over 100 years ago. Interactive displays take visitors from the jute fields…

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Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum

10 South Access Road, Walthamstow, London, Greater London, E17 8AX.
Tel: 020 8521 1766.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Former Victorian sewage works containing two 1897 Marshall coupled horizontal steam engines, one restored and operated by compressed air, together with…

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Darkhill Ironworks

Parkend Road, Coleford, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL16 7LX.
Tel: 0000.

  • Car Park

It is an internationally important industrial remains associated with the development of the iron and steel industries, started by David Mushet around…

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Oare Gunpowder Works Country Park

Off Bysing Wood Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 7UD.
Tel: 03000 422 997.

  • Car Park

Once one of the main gunpowder factories in the South East, the park is one of the best places to discover history of gunpowder manufacturing in a tranquil…

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