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Structure Name: West Hartlepool Steel Works

Description:
 
Large steel works complex, the main structures being a gasholder, cooling towers, three hot-blast stoves, a blast furnace and a coke quenching plant.
 

Extant: Unknown by SINE Project

Location: Hartlepool, HARTLEPOOL

Eastings: 451300m (view map)

Northings: 530900m (view map)

Position Accuracy: 500m

Positional Confidence: Absolute Certainty

Street Address
 
Windermere Road
 

Structure Types Identified: STEEL WORKS

Historical Background
 
'I do not seem to have much historical information on the site. Seemingly it was, at one time, the West Hartlepool Steel and Iron Co, but subsequently became part of the South Durham Steel and Iron Co. The works probably closed down after the opening of the new Redcar works in 1979.'
[Stafford Linsley's annotation]
 

Chronology:

  • 1980s   Works closed down.

The information displayed in this page has been derived from authoritative sources, including any referenced above. Although substantial efforts were made to verify this information, the SINE project cannot guarantee its correctness or completeness.

 


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Last Modified 26 March 2004
2002 SINE Project, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
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