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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > St. Catharines > Ferranti-Packard Factory
 Name
Ferranti-Packard Factory
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 Database Info
created by Jupiter on 10/26/2009 8:10 PM
last modified by phrenzee on 7/4/2010 1:27 AM
 Viewability
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
It's a factory on a 35 acre lot.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information
Address
Bunting and Dieppe
St. Catharines, Ontario
Canada
Owner: SmartCentres
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • flooding
  • water
  • air quality
  •  Interesting Features
    You can get a nice view of the Garden City Skyway from the roof.
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  • locked gates
  • wooden boarding
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1951
    Closed: 2005
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • breathing mask
  •  Recommended Equipment

     History
    This plant was built in 1951 to specialize in distribution transformers and meters, and expanded shortly after in 1954 with a new bay for research, development, and testing of high-voltage transformers. The company was later bought by VA Tech, and then Rolls-Royce before shutting down in 2005. Update: July, 2010 - It's totally gone.
     Media Coverage

     Future Plans
    It's going to turn into a Smart Centre
     Stories


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     Photo Galleries
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    Gardin City Toxins
    Mon, Oct 26th, 2009
    posted by Jupiter
    14 pictures
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    Trespassers will grow 3 heads
    Mon, Oct 26th, 2009
    posted by Boffo
    25 pictures
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    Oooooh that smell
    Sun, Nov 15th, 2009
    posted by phrenzee
    8 pictures
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    Demolisher
    Sun, Apr 11th, 2010
    posted by z0th
    8 pictures
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    Demo Near Complete
    Mon, May 17th, 2010
    posted by MHInc
    5 pictures
     


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     Panoramas

    Rear of Ferranti
    Thu, Nov 12th, 2009
    posted by makewiththebits
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 3/21/2011 6:09 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Mar 21 11 at 18:09, Steed validated this location
  • on Mar 20 11 at 22:11, spin created a new gallery
  • on Jul 5 10 at 1:39, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jul 4 10 at 1:27, phrenzee changed the following: History, Status
  • on May 19 10 at 0:11, Steed validated this location
  • on May 17 10 at 18:39, MHInc added some pictures to a gallery
  • on May 17 10 at 18:37, MHInc created a new gallery
  • on Apr 14 10 at 8:39, Steed validated this location
  • on Apr 14 10 at 1:48, z0th updated gallery Demolisher
  • on Apr 14 10 at 1:47, z0th updated gallery Demolisher
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