Monthly Archives: January 2011

‘The Pineapple’ sports pavilion in Wolverton

Avant garde building that fell out of favour When Wolverton Sports Club approached Milton Keynes Development Corporation for help for a new sports pavilion to replace their rotting wooden one, they were offered the services of Swiss architect Pierre Botschi, … Continue reading

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Wolverton’s Second Station

The second train station was built in 1840 just down the line from the first station. The station was probably the finest of all three stations . It took only about five months to build and had the most wonderful refreshment rooms … Continue reading

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The Reading Room

The Wolverton Works Reading Room was build in 1843 along the side of the canal and was smaller than what it is now. The Reading Room was built for the employees of the works to further their eduction or just … Continue reading

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Works body shop, high volt test bay

The next building in the works past and present is the works body shop. Built in 1865 the works body shop is large building with four gable ends  and also has two water towers on each side. All the wood comes from … Continue reading

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