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A short introduction to the Avenue Carbonisation and Chemical Plant

Our July 2022 meeting heard about how the Avenue Carbonisation and Chemical Plant, Wingerworth, was decontaminated in the 2000s. As a background this post looks at the the opening of the works in the 1950s, through to closure and decontamination. The works were officially inaugurated on 30 October 1956 with much celebration – photos in […]