Derelict Chalkwell House Brantham

I've just been exploring the derelict Chalkwell House site in the industrial area in Brantham, near Manningtree. Thought it might make for some interestingly grim pictures. I think it's fascinating to look around deserted buildings like this. I don't know much about this place other than it was previously owned by "BX Plastics" or "British Xylonite Company" and has been deserted since 2007. I doubt it will be long before the place is pulled down.

I think Margaret Thatcher once worked here as a research scientist and lived in nearby Manningtree.

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Comments

3 comments so far (post your own)

Great shots, been here a few times the last couple of years

Posted by Will Finch on Thursday, 22/12/11 @ 23:15pm | #2389

There is a Frost family connection with the British Xylonite factory.

Several Frosts worked there in the early part of the 20th century. They moved from agricultural/domestic service to live in Cattawade and work at the factory.

Don't know if you're related to any of them!

Posted by SFrost on Tuesday, 30/07/13 @ 20:40pm | #9747

this is sick are there any gaurds?

Posted by callum on Friday, 7/02/14 @ 15:08pm | #10611

Comments offline. Sorry, too many spams.
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