Gasworks, part of Newstead’s identity…

Gasworks, part of Newstead’s identity…

FOR years after 1996, the area now known as Gasworks was an overgrown wasteland, languishing behind a wire fence. At last around 2004, something began happen, and the catchword of the day was ‘remediation’. This required innumerable truckloads of waste ground being carted away, to be replaced by clean material of the kind you see surrounding the gas frame in this 2007 photo (courtesy G Benjamin).

The attached article from My Village News (January 2017) gives some background on why the gasworks made such an impact on Newstead…

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