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    Arrow Willington Power Station, Staffordshire - April 2011

    In the 1950s, two coal-fired power stations were built on a site off Twyford Road, between Willington and Findern. The stations were privatised and sold off toNational Power in the early 1990s and eventually closed in the mid 1990s. Although most of the stations were demolished at the turn of the millennium, the five imposing cooling towers continue to dominate the skyline of the local area. The site is earmarked for a large residential development, pending the results of a public inquiry. The construction plans have been met with local opposition, due to a nearby conservation area, and the effects a demolition would have on it.































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    Default Re: Willington Power Station, Staffordshire - April 2011

    Some stunning pics there, excellent.

    Suprising how many of these cooling towers are now left just standing there.
    Under the radar, over the top

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    Default Re: Willington Power Station, Staffordshire - April 2011

    Nice mate, much better condition than Thorpe Marsh


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    Default Re: Willington Power Station, Staffordshire - April 2011

    Lovely, cooling towers have something about them, they're unique!

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    Default Re: Willington Power Station, Staffordshire - April 2011

    still need to get to this place - does look tidier that Thorpe Marsh

    nice shots

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    Default Re: Willington Power Station, Staffordshire - April 2011

    Nice shots of a great site - cooling towers are brilliant. But as a Derbyshire boy through and through, I'd like to take this opportunity to get all territorial and claim Willington as one of ours. Hands off, Staffordshire! Get out of here with your creeping borders and leave our derelict power stations alone.

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    Default Re: Willington Power Station, Staffordshire - April 2011

    That does look good - @ The Littlest Jellyfish!

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    Wink Re: Willington Power Station, Derbyshire - April 2011

    Quote Originally Posted by The Littlest Jellyfish View Post
    Nice shots of a great site - cooling towers are brilliant. But as a Derbyshire boy through and through, I'd like to take this opportunity to get all territorial and claim Willington as one of ours. Hands off, Staffordshire! Get out of here with your creeping borders and leave our derelict power stations alone.
    sorry i didn't realize we had come that far up the A38. I hereby relinquish Staffordshire's claim upon you're splendid cooling towers

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    Default Re: Willington Power Station, Staffordshire - April 2011

    Brilliant pics, i do love cooling towers

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    Default Re: Willington Power Station, Staffordshire - April 2011

    Good stuff. Willington is really cool-its only 15 mins from my house. I got some shots of it a while back....

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