New Cleansing Depot, Official Opening

New Cleansing Depot, Official Opening

Material kindly submitted by Dave Green.

Official opening of the New Cleansing Depot and Refuse Disposal Plant by His Worship the Mayor (Counc. Ernest Ball, J.P.), May 12th, 1938.

Select a page below:

Page 1  Official Opening (cover)

Page 2  Official Opening of New Cleansing Depot

Page 3  The Borough Cleansing Committee 1938-9.

Page 4  Mayor Councillor E. Ball, J.P. and Councillor P. Winstanley, J.P. (photos)

Page 5  Alderman J. Lowe, J.P. and Councillor Tom Smith (photos)

Page 6  William H. Tyrer, C.B.E., LL.B. and James Dove, A.M.Inst C.E. (photos)

Page 7  William Smith, M.Inst. P.C. (photo)

Page 8  Members of the Cleansing Committee and Officials (photo)

Page 9  General view of refuse disposal plant (photo)

Page 10  View showing depot, yard and buildings (photo)

Page 11  Foreword

Page 12  Rear of disposal plant showing dust and cinder hoppers (photo)

Page 13  Foreword (continued)

Page 14  Refuse reception hopper (photo)

Page 15  Screen house (photo)

Page 16  Sorting room (photo)

Page 17  Description of Wigan refuse disposal plant

Page 18  Top charging floor showing mechanical feed to cell (photo)

Page 19  Description of Wigan refuse disposal plant

Page 20  Incinerator from clinkering floor (photo)

Page 21  Description of Wigan refuse disposal plant

Page 22  Tin baler (photo)

Page 23  Paper baler (photo)

Page 24  Plan of depot (map)

Page 25  Reference to plan

Page 26  Mortar mill (photo)

Page 27  Administration block (photo)



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