MEMORY LANE: Hartlepool works were a major landmark

NOW: Steetley was once a busy industrial site but now is awaiting redevelopment.
NOW: Steetley was once a busy industrial site but now is awaiting redevelopment.

Once a major landmark in the town with its huge chimney, this photo shows the Cemetery Road entrance to the Britmag works, or more commonly known as the Steetley works.

Countless amounts of people worked at the site and many of us have many memories of the once impressive pier that was at the rear of the site but is now derelict.

Once a major landmark in the town with its huge chimney this picture shows the Cemetery Road entrance to the Britmag works or ore commonly known as the Steetley works. 'Countlessa amounts of people worked at the site and many of us have many memories of the once impressive pier that was at the rear of the site but is now derelict.'Todays picture shows that the site including the chimney, has been demolished and landscaped for future use.

Once a major landmark in the town with its huge chimney this picture shows the Cemetery Road entrance to the Britmag works or ore commonly known as the Steetley works. 'Countlessa amounts of people worked at the site and many of us have many memories of the once impressive pier that was at the rear of the site but is now derelict.'Todays picture shows that the site including the chimney, has been demolished and landscaped for future use.

Today’s photo shows that the site, including the chimney, has been demolished and landscaped for future use.

Did you work at the site or know people that did?

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