Chance Glass. The Site 2015

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Apparently a submarine engine was used to generate power. If you know more about this please let us know on the contact page.


Chance glass closed in 1981. The site has been previously used for performances and events. This Grade ll listed building is on the at risk register.

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4 thoughts on “Chance Glass. The Site 2015

  1. I did not know it was a submarine engine but i knew it used 5 gallon diesel hourly and was ran regularly on tuesdays and to test it you stopped the electric pump to see if it cut in, and it did-noisily! Just to pump canal cooling water thru glass rolls. I had the “pleasure” of starting it once only courtesy of Ray Drury, ear defenders on!


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