The first cooling tower is blown up at Westwood power station on January 15th 1989.
The first cooling tower is blown up at Westwood power station on January 15th 1989.

RETRO GALLERY: Westwood Power Station

Here are some impressive photographs of Westwood Power Station, Wigan.

Friday, 29th January 2021, 1:08 pm
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The coal fired power station was constructed in 1948 by the British Electricity Authority. Two cooling towers dominated the landscape of the town, they were demolished in 1989.

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