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EPW023690 ENGLAND (1928). Hams Hall A Power Station under construction, Curdworth, 1928

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Manylion

Pennawd [EPW023690] Hams Hall A Power Station under construction, Curdworth, 1928
Cyfeirnod EPW023690
Dyddiad September-1928
Dolen
Enw lle CURDWORTH
Plwyf CURDWORTH
Ardal
Gwlad ENGLAND
Dwyreiniad / Gogleddiad 419397, 291950
Hydred / Lledred -1.714070484718, 52.524715322953
Cyfeirnod Grid Cenedlaethol SP194920

Pinnau

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Cyfraniadau Grŵp

Cooling towers under construction. Hams Hall B and C stations were later built nearby. During World War II the steam from their cooling towers was used as a reference point on overcast days by leading Spitfire and Lancaster test pilot Alex Henshaw who would fly from an airstrip at the Castle Bromwich aircraft factory [Alex Henshaw autobiography - Sigh for a Merlin]. All three stations closed in the 1990s and were demolished. The site is now used as a distribution park, which in 2011 included a BMW engine plant, DHL, E.ON, Sainsbury's, Chubb, Bekp and Wincanton. It has a rail terminal with freight deliveries to/from the continent. More detail on Wikipedia:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hams_Hall

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Wednesday 17th of July 2013 10:09:15 PM