Tinsley Towers Plus Demolition

Sheffields famous Tinsley Towers were Demolished at 3am Sunday 24th Aug 2008. These 2 towers were built on Blackburn meadows in 1938 and were the last standing Hyperbolic Cooling Towers in the UK. These Towers were positioned at the side of the M1 at J34 opposite Meadow hall shopping complex. Many residents of the area will miss the Tinsley Towers. Eon owns the Blackburn Meadows sight, no one is yet sure what they are going to be doing with this site, as it as taken them many years to get permission to demolish the towers. In this portfolio there are some images of the tinsley towers before, during and after the demolition.
1938 - 2008