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Littlebrook B Power Station – Kent

There has been a power station at Littlebrook since 1939. “A” and “B” closed in the 1970s with “C” in the 1980s. “D” soldiers on, but as a reserve station running on gas. We visited “B”. Post-closure history is sketchy, … Continue reading

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Willington Power Station – Derbyshire

Willington power station was built in the 1950’s next to the river Trent and close to the Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire coalfields, at the time thought in-exhaustible. Initial plans were to have two cooling towers and four generators – “Willington A”. During construction, … Continue reading

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Thorpe Marsh Power Station – Yorkshire

Thorpe Marsh Power Station closed in 1994. Since then it has gradually been demollished. Well, everything except the cooling towers – 6 of them. The are also two biggish buildings (I have no idea what the were for) and several … Continue reading

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