NorthWest Exploration Forum  
FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read
Go Back   NorthWest Exploration Forum > Site Reports > Leisure & Other
Reload this Page Stanley House, Alderley Park - Oct 2012
Leisure & Other Religious buildings, Swimming pools, Hotels, Railway related stuff.
Or any other places that don't seem to fit anywhere else!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Stanley House, Alderley Park - Oct 2012
(#1)
Old
paulpowers's Avatar
paulpowers is Offline
Senior Member
 
Posts: 102
Join Date: Sep 2011
Default Stanley House, Alderley Park - Oct 2012 - 20-10-2012, 09:21

Decided to be a bit cheeky with this one and parked in the Astra Zenica carpark, put on my high vis waterproofs and walk across while the staff were changing shifts, no one batted an eyelid

Quote:
Alderley Park was a country house in a park of the same name at Nether Alderley, Cheshire, between Macclesfield and Knutsford. It is now an Astrazeneca research facility.
The house was constructed in brick with a stone facade for the 7th Baronet Stanley. Building started in 1818 on a site in the south of the park. The new house grew to a size of sixty bedrooms and six entertaining rooms, of which only one room, with its oak panelling and coats of arms intact, remains. Behind the house a walled garden and a water garden were created and the mill pond enlarged. In 1931, however, the house was severely damaged by fire and left empty for nearly twenty years until converted in 1950 by the ICI chemical group to serve as the headquarters of their new pharmaceutical division. It is currently a research and development campus for Astrazeneca. The gardens and some outbuildings have been preserved and many thousands of trees planted.
This I guess was one of the out buildings and is in brilliant condition with no graff or any vandalism

1


2


3________________4


5


6


7________________8


9


10________________11


Cheers for looking
Reply With Quote
(#2)
Old
Snake Oil's Avatar
Snake Oil is Offline
Donuts-я-Us
 
Posts: 512
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Atherton
Default 20-10-2012, 15:04

good stuff! I used to do a lot of contract work on the AZ site and never noticed this! A shame I wasn't into exploring at the time because the work got me access to pretty much the whole site including rooftops (the same on the Macc site too)
Reply With Quote
(#3)
Old
paulpowers's Avatar
paulpowers is Offline
Senior Member
 
Posts: 102
Join Date: Sep 2011
Default 20-10-2012, 22:32

I haven't once looked at the AZ rooftops in Macc and wondered if they were possible
Reply With Quote
(#4)
Old
Snake Oil's Avatar
Snake Oil is Offline
Donuts-я-Us
 
Posts: 512
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Atherton
Default 21-10-2012, 14:03

plant room doors are mostly all left unlocked
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBulletin Skin developed by: vBStyles.com
2008-2015. Photographs and text are copyright and the property of the poster unless otherwise stated, and should not be used without express written permission.
Any opinions stated by users of this forum are NOT those of the site owners, each poster takes FULL responsibility for their own posts.