Archive for the tag 'Ironbridge Power Station'

… of the cooling towers

On Friday I climbed the Wrekin Hill, as did many other local people. The Wrekin was a good vantage point to watch the controlled demolition of the iconic cooling towers that have been prominent in the Ironbridge Gorge since the 1960s.
I am sad to see them go, they were part of [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 8th 2019

Yesterday Mr C and I had an afternoon in Ironbridge so that I could photograph the iconic cooling towers from Dale End Park. They are scheduled for demolition at the end of this week. I wasn’t the only one taking photos, many others had the same idea. I could tell that some of the photographers [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 3rd 2019

Followed by ‘fine dining’ on the patio…

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 10th 2019

I had an early start so I could take my mum to the orthopedic hospital for a routine check up. After the long drive she was in and out within 15 minutes so we visited Elsmere for elevenses, although we were a little early it was only 10.30. Far too early for the lunch we [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on May 23rd 2018

I invite you to join me at Vision & Verb to follow my journey from the iconic Ironbridge to the power station beyond.

2 Comments CherryPie on Aug 19th 2012

I have delved way back into my Flickr archives for this photograph taken from the Wrekin.  It was taken on a nice morning walk with colleauges and friends.
Unfortunately I am unable to upload any photographs today due to a problem with my internet connection. It is slower than dial up!! Originally I thought [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on May 22nd 2012

This photograph depicts the  cooling towers of Ironbrige B power station, which was designed to blend in with it’s surroundings:

Project architect Alan Clark worked closely with landscape architect Kenneth Booth, in order to ensure that the station merged as seamlessly as possible into its natural surroundings.[1] In this respect, the power station is [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Apr 29th 2012