Monday 24th July

Burnley to Accrington (photo 25 of 135)

Beyond repair and in need of demolition

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This building has indeed been repaired and the area undergone significant regeneration since these photographs were taken.
Images of the improvement can be seen on the following link and the ruinous arch in the picture above rebuilt:
http://www.onthebanks.co.uk/overview/
This shows what can be done for urban regeneration. I know the decay can look bad, but I would urge the authors not to write off whole areas so quickly.

Comment by VP - 14th April 2015

Onthebanks.co.uk website no longer active.
More images of the Victoria Mill redevelopment can be seen on Barnfield Construction web pages:

http://www.barnfieldconstruction.co.uk/property-details/university-technical-college-(utc)---burnley/?t=pf&id=108

Comment by VP - 23rd October 2015

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