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Glossop Chimney still standing
Tuesday 12th July 2016 @ 19:45 by Nigel Skinner
Glossop Chronicle News

Glossop chimney refuses to budge

Work to bring down the Ferro Alloys chimney started today – but it’s not going to be as easy to move as anticipated.

Expectations were high after two huge cranes were positioned to start the dismantlement of the chimney – but at the close of the day the chimney was still standing tall – unscathed.

The Surrey Street site is being cleared for housing. Contractors will be back on site tomorrow when sections of the chimney are expected to be removed, signalling the end of an era for the structure which has dominated the skyline for decades.

Read the latest – plus more pictures – in this Thursday’s Glossop Chronicle.