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Location DB > England > Northamptonshire > Northampton > L&H Polymers
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L&H Polymers
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 Database Info
created by mookster on 6/24/2015 10:47 PM
last modified by mookster on 8/22/2015 3:44 PM
 Viewability
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
Huge now demolished rubber factory, many interconnected buildings with lots of battered machinery left inside.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: forget it - totally demolished
 Physical Information
Address
Crow Lane
Northampton, Northamptonshire
England
Owner: Housing developer
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  •  Hazards
  • none, it's gone.
  •  Interesting Features
    Nothing, it's gone.
     Security Measures
  • part-time guard
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 1997
     Required Equipment
     Recommended Equipment
    a sat nav to take you somewhere else.
     History
    There really isn't much to find online about this place which, given it's size is a bit of an enigma. L&H Polymers/Reacro Rubber was a Canadian company who owned a large factory on an industrial estate on the outskirts of Northampton. From what I can find the company went into liquidation and was dissolved in 1997 and now does not exist. They produced the flooring for the Tokyo subway system, as well as floors for London buses, solid military tyres and millions and millions of rubber O-rings. The entire place was flattened in 2012.
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     Future Plans
    Will have houses or something similar built on it I'm sure, if that hasn't happened already.
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    Spring 2011
    Sat, Aug 22nd, 2015
    posted by mookster
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    Category Rating
    Photography 8 / 10
    Coolness 8 / 10
    Content Quality 8 / 10
     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Mike Dijital on 8/22/2015 7:09 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Aug 22 15 at 19:09, Mike Dijital validated this location
  • on Aug 22 15 at 15:56, mookster made this location available
  • on Aug 22 15 at 15:56, mookster added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Aug 22 15 at 15:55, mookster added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Aug 22 15 at 15:51, mookster added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Aug 22 15 at 15:47, mookster created a new gallery
  • on Aug 22 15 at 15:46, mookster updated the main picture
  • on Aug 22 15 at 15:44, mookster changed the following: Notes for Mods, Owner, Type, Street Address, City, Province / State (please use full name), Country, Latitude, Longitude, Co-ordinate Accuracy, Prefer Satellite, Publically Viewable, History, Year Built, Year Closed, Status, Accessibility, Hazards, Interesting Features, Recommendation, Security Measures, Recommended Equipment, Media Coverage, Future Plans, Description, Web Links
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