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Location DB > Canada > British Columbia > Mill Bay > Bamberton
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created by walbot on 10/26/2004 2:03 AM
last modified by TacDical on 12/29/2009 8:22 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.

 Basic Information
Type: Buildings, quarry
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
about 32 Km north of Victoria
Mill Bay, British Columbia
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • flooding
  • water
  • air quality
  •  Interesting Features

     Security Measures
  • fences
  • locked gates
  • ?security?, camera at main gate
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1912
    Closed: 1980
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment

    Historical Background

    (text copied from listing at

    The Bamberton Industrial Site and Surrounding Lands were originally assembled in 1912 for the purposes of establishing a cement manufacturing plant and distribution facility, which continued until the plant was shut down in 1980. In its prime, Bamberton was both an industrial facility as well as a company town with its own school, store, offices and other facilities.The industrial component of the site has remained as a cement distribution facility up to the present. Around 1990, plans were drawn up to build an ecologically sustainable, self-sufficient community for up to 12,000 residents. Rezoning difficulties stalled the process and in 1997 the project was abandoned.

    The Bamberton site is now owned by Three Point Properties, and most of the buildings have been demolished

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     Future Plans
    This area has been fully Demolished, i dont think anything is happening with it right now, but i believe someone has the intentions to devolpe it with a large subdivison all that remain's is a barge i believe,


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    Tue, Oct 26th, 2004
    posted by walbot
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    The moderator rating is a neutral rating of the content quality, photography, and coolness of this location.

    Category Rating
    Photography 7 / 10
    Coolness 9 / 10
    Content Quality 7 / 10
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 12/30/2009 2:56 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Dec 30 09 at 2:56, Steed validated this location
  • on Dec 29 09 at 20:22, TacDical changed the following: Recommendation
  • on Dec 29 09 at 20:22, TacDical changed the following: Status, Media Coverage, Future Plans
  • on Dec 30 06 at 3:17, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Dec 29 06 at 21:31, walbot changed the following: Web Links
  • on Dec 29 06 at 4:36, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Dec 27 06 at 5:44, walbot changed the following: Notes for Mods, History, Web Links
  • on Oct 27 04 at 5:11, walbot changed the main information
  • on Oct 26 04 at 2:38, walbot made this location available
  • on Oct 26 04 at 2:38, walbot changed the main information
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