VIDEO: Blackburn Meadows transformed

By Gareth Dennison | 02/04/2010 0 comments

VIDEO: Blackburn Meadows transformed

THE absence of the iconic cooling towers on the Tinsley skyline may still be the most visible difference, but a dedicated team of volunteers is ensuring there are changes at ground level too.


History project Echoes of Blackburn Meadows has transformed the public space beneath the viaduct.


Spoken memories of the now-demolished Blackburn Meadows power plant have been put on tape, and visitors can tune into a radio frequency broadcasting these on the so-called “sonic art walk”.


The British Trust for Conservation Volunteers (BTCV) has been working on the site since the start of the year, and the walk was officially opened by MP David Blunkett l.

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