Renault Parts Centre Swindon

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Renault Parts Centre Swindon

Postby Paul Clerkin » Mon Nov 25, 2002 4:00 pm

Was watching "Top gear" last night on BBC2 and they showed the former Renault Parts Centre Swindon which is now lying empty as they cannot find a tenant or purchaser for it.... Kinda sad....

Oh if you don't know what it is.... this is it on the cover of this book...

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Postby RSJ » Mon Nov 25, 2002 6:41 pm

It's the doom of all such industrial buildings. Being designed by a famous architect makes no difference. Not far from this one was the seminal Reliance Controls factory by Team Four (Foster and Rogers). Long since demolished.
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