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Thorn Leicester

Aerial view of the factory in 1982.

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Comments:The building in the foreground is the Research & Lamp Engineering labs, with Pilot Plant, Stellox ceramics and SON production directly behind. In the background at upper left is part of the main production hall.
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Date added:Jun 26, 2011
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Tom   [Jun 26, 2011 at 04:44 PM]
I bet the local school science/physics classes did field trips to this place! That would have been one AWESOME school outing! Razz
Kev   [Jun 26, 2011 at 06:58 PM]
what happened to this lovely building??
Tom   [Jun 26, 2011 at 08:11 PM]
Rather sadly I believe it's being demolished. Such a shame. I've driven past it whilst it was empty. Was a really depressing sight! Crying or Very sad
Kev   [Jun 26, 2011 at 10:48 PM]
So it is still up at the minute abandon? Urbex? Where do Thorn make all their junk now?
SuperSix   [Jul 16, 2011 at 10:03 PM]
I do often wish no one bought the lighting division and it had of died with the rest of the company. What actually happened to Thorn? I heard they found a private buyer for the company but then I don't know what happened. Technically part of GEC still lives on with the company Telent Ltd which formed from the Marconi Corp plc which was GEC Razz I don't know if a similar thing happened with Thorn?

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