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SiteName: Sutton-in-Ashfield Cold Store

Coxmoor Road
Sutton-in-Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
OS Grid Ref: SK513589

Subbrit site visit 13th March 2003

[Source: Nick Catford]

 

Photo:Sutton-in-Ashfield Cold Store
Photo by Nick Catford

Sutton-in-Ashfield is one of 40 WW2 cold stores. Those at Hexham and Loughborough were later converted into RGHQ's and have now been demolished. The cold store at Llandudno Junction was considered for the RGHQ for North Wales but never used.

Sutton-in-Ashfield is an identical building and is still in use as a commercial cold store. It stands alongside the Leicester - Mansfield railway line. The rail connection from this line has been severed

Photo:A standard cold store guardhouse stands at the end of thge approach road
Photo by Nick Catford

 

[Source: Nick Catford]

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