Consett Railway Station

At one of our Open days at the Lodge someone asked when Consett Railway Station closed. Opened: 17.8. 1896 Closed to passengers: 23.5.1955 Closed completely: 2.10.1967 Cut and past the link for more information. http://www.disused-stations.org.uk/c/consett/index.shtml We will be at The … Continue reading

Consett on Film

Here is a link to five short BBC films on Consett. They underline the dominance of ‘The Works’ on the landscape. http://www.bbc.co.uk/nationonfilm/topics/steel/background.shtml And a Pathe News film http://www.britishpathe.com/video/consett-iron-works/query/iron