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Adventurous Play: Experiencing the post industrial landscape of Redcar Blast Furnace

Part 2 Project 2016
Hollie Welch
Northumbria University Newcastle upon Tyne UK
Unlike many industrial relics, the Redcar Blast Furnace has a positive association with the local population, and stands as a monument to industrial Teesside which should not be lost following closure and decommissioning.

By repurposing the site through the provision of a climbing hub and offshore survival training facility, the Blast Furnace presents exciting opportunities to develop the offshore industry sector emerging in the area and to celebrate local heritage.

Hollie Welch

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