RETRO: PICTURE GALLERY: Doncaster's lost factories - part two

The Rockware Glass factory on Barnby Dun Road.
The Rockware Glass factory on Barnby Dun Road.
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They were the beating heart of Doncaster's industrial past - the factories and workplaces that provided the lifeblood of the town for decades.

However, many of those factories, buildings and offices are no longer with us.

The demolition of the DuPont plant on Wheatley Hall Road. The factory was also known as ICI, British Nylon Spinners and Bembergs.

The demolition of the DuPont plant on Wheatley Hall Road. The factory was also known as ICI, British Nylon Spinners and Bembergs.

We've delved into our photographic archives to bring you another look at some of Doncaster's biggest employers from down the years.

Some are no longer with us - while some remain, but with new names.

And if you missed part one, you can see more of Doncaster's lost factories and workplaces HERE

http://www.doncasterfreepress.co.uk/news/retro-picture-gallery-doncaster-s-lost-factories-part-one-1-7661209

The DuPont factory before its demolition.

The DuPont factory before its demolition.

Tense scenes outside Coal House during the Miners' Strike of 1984-85.

Tense scenes outside Coal House during the Miners' Strike of 1984-85.

Thorpe Marsh power station, built in 1967, before its demolition.

Thorpe Marsh power station, built in 1967, before its demolition.

The end of an era - Coal House - later the Council House - bites the dust.

The end of an era - Coal House - later the Council House - bites the dust.

The SR Gent factory on Trafford Way became the Trades and Labour Club for a while before being demolised to make way for the Flying Scotsman health centre.

The SR Gent factory on Trafford Way became the Trades and Labour Club for a while before being demolised to make way for the Flying Scotsman health centre.

The SR Gent factory ends its days.

The SR Gent factory ends its days.

The former Nuttalls Mintoes factory in Wheatley - the building was finally demolished last year after lying derelict for decades.

The former Nuttalls Mintoes factory in Wheatley - the building was finally demolished last year after lying derelict for decades.

Prince Charles pays a visit to Doncaster's Rockware Glass in the 1970s.

Prince Charles pays a visit to Doncaster's Rockware Glass in the 1970s.