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Steelhouse Lane Police Station

#1 by astoness , Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:54 pm

was invited to the closing ceremony of this station last week..great to be able to walk around the lock up cells etc..took plenty of piccies and this video of the lowering of the flag. awful cold wet and windy weather which matched the mood..then a mins silence and final tribute..hope this works ok...125 years of police history gone..



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiJtdYPV-Lw


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#2 by Slow Jo , Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:56 pm

Hi lyn ,heard about it closing on central news ,been there as long as I can remember.


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#3 by astwood , Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:57 pm

The old lags will be happy


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#4 by astoness , Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:58 pm

yes jo...its held some pretty dodgy inmates including fred west


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#5 by Sheldonboy , Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:59 pm

Quote: astoness wrote in post #1
was invited to the closing ceremony of this station last week..great to be able to walk around the lock up cells etc..took plenty of piccies and this video of the lowering of the flag. awful cold wet and windy weather which matched the mood..then a mins silence and final tribute..hope this works ok...125 years of police history gone..



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiJtdYPV-Lw

Good one Lyn, I always find the playing of the last post moving.


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#6 by astoness , Thu Jan 26, 2017 9:06 pm

just tried to post a photo..wont let me...


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#7 by Voltman , Fri Jan 27, 2017 10:14 am

Your file size must be too large.


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#8 by Sheldonboy , Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:17 pm

Quote: Voltman wrote in post #7
Your file size must be too large.

I have had trouble trying to post pictures too, even when I resized them


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#9 by Voltman , Sat Jan 28, 2017 8:41 am

I tried it before making a comment and it worked for me using a rather large 1mb file.
Are you having trouble uploading the file?


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#10 by Sheldonboy , Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:31 pm

Quote: Voltman wrote in post #9
I tried it before making a comment and it worked for me using a rather large 1mb file.
Are you having trouble uploading the file?

I have been yes.


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#11 by Voltman , Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:18 pm

Almost certainly too large then.


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#12 by Sheldonboy , Tue Jan 31, 2017 7:13 pm

Yes


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#13 by Sheldonboy , Tue Jan 31, 2017 7:19 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #2
Hi lyn ,heard about it closing on central news ,been there as long as I can remember.

Are you sure Jo it didn't open until 1892.[Little LOL]


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#14 by Slow Jo , Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:17 pm

I know I,m old but not that old.


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#15 by Cleopatra , Sun Feb 05, 2017 8:59 am

I know the custody block is a grade II listed building, not sure about the station? I hope that it does not end up being demolished!


 
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