EPW027529 ENGLAND (1929). The Thurrock Chalk Quarries and the Metropolitan Cement Works, West Thurrock, 1929

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Details

Title [EPW027529] The Thurrock Chalk Quarries and the Metropolitan Cement Works, West Thurrock, 1929
Reference EPW027529
Date 17-June-1929
Link
Place name WEST THURROCK
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 557358, 178050
Longitude / Latitude 0.26629868261501, 51.479003156217
National Grid Reference TQ574781

Pins

Deep rail cutting

Dylan Moore
Monday 22nd of October 2012 03:56:54 PM
Site of Metropolitan cement plant built 6 years later

Dylan Moore
Monday 22nd of October 2012 03:51:08 PM
property boundary

Dylan Moore
Monday 22nd of October 2012 03:49:52 PM
Lafarge Calcium Aluminate Cement Plant

Dylan Moore
Monday 22nd of October 2012 03:49:16 PM

User Comment Contributions

The correct name of the cement works pictured here in the

Thurrock chalk and whiting co.quarry,is the Fondu Works

lafarge Aluminous cement co. ltd.Although the works was built

in a chalk quarry,it did not use chalk to produce CIMENT

FONDU(rock hard in 24 hrs.)but used bauxite and limestone to

make the cement.I worked here for 7 years in the 1950's.







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he cement.The Thurrock chalk & whiting co. did all the

Alan Shulver
Friday 5th of July 2013 03:59:48 PM
The Metropolitan Cement Works did not exist at this time. This is the Lafarge calcium aluminate cement plant.

Dylan Moore
Friday 19th of October 2012 05:54:54 PM