Steetley Magnesite

  • Description

    "Established in 1938 to extract magnesia from seawater with the aid of lime, the site eventually closed in 2005. It was partially demolished, first by contractors and then asset stripped for its scrap metal. The site was sold for housing but until now, nesting birds and the recession had put these plans on hold, but as I write bulldozers are flattening what remains." Photo by Alison Rawson, 2012.
  • Owner

    Alison Rawson
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 5 months ago
    Viewed: 321 times
    Picture Taken: 2012-02-15
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