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Power station chimney being demolished 1940  



The 160 foot (48 metre) high power station chimney was finally demolished at 5pm on 16th June 1940. A local landmark, it was demolished to create space for additional garage accommodation. The generating machinery had already been removed from the adjoining building.

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