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open 442084 SK53

Additional bits of the power station (other than those already marked) may have been demolished on 26 Sept.

7 days ago 7 days ago
open 441255 SK53

Is this Gurdwara actually located within the cemetery? It looks on aerial imagery that the cemetery wall turns inwards to exclude the building & its grounds.

8 days ago 8 days ago
open 441246 SK53

Looks close to opening. Shop is now branded M&S Simply Food, petrol brand is BP. Illuminated signs under test.

8 days ago 8 days ago
open 281324 Math1985

What is this building? It is one of the UK's largest buildings in the database, so it probably deserves a name tag.

10 months ago 9 days ago
closed 441019 SK53

A bit of sleuthing suggests that this was built as a shadow aviation factory just before WWII. It was used by Vickers to build Wellington bombers during the way, and by Hawker to build Hunter fighters post war. This is confirmed by a) location and b) presence on old 1:25k maps when airport was larger.

The following is an interesting account of the area

Actual current use seems to be mix of industrial & warehouse units.

9 days ago 9 days ago
open 440520 SK53

In the past there was a road from the Arlbergstrasse connecting past the Hotel Valluga N of Haus 77 to Kirchgasse

10 days ago 10 days ago
open 440008 SK53

B&Q slated for closure

10 days ago 10 days ago
open 439302 SK53

Is this still not accessible?

12 days ago 12 days ago
closed 439207

The Royal Oak

12 days ago 12 days ago
closed 439183 nikhilprabhakar

Is the 2 pools traced here really existing?
Kindly confirm.

12 days ago 12 days ago

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