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About Phillip

I enjoy drawing/sketching in my spare time. I became a volunteer at Living Archive through being greatly interested in the history of Wolverton railway works, I have always had an interest in the works from a young boy as my grandpa worked in the offices. To me the history of Wolverton Railway Works is such an extraordinary and amazing thing. I am also michael jacksons biggest fan and have been from the age of 5


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Help with wolverton works heritage centre

Wolverton Railway works heritage centre In mid 2013 an idea was formed by 2 of my well know friends who have a lot to do with the works thought about setting up a visitor centre in the works when it … Continue reading

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Wolverton Bloomer

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Paint shop 2

When Wolverton third station was opened in about 1882 the second station was redeveloped and the land then became the works new paint shops as put on the redevelopment two of the villas on the now secret garden were also … Continue reading

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The finishing shop, staining and plastics shop

The Finishing shop is a large building backing onto Stratford road with three roof lines the buildings was built in 1883 opposite the Traction shop all finishing work was undertaken in this shop cabinet work for all coaches was done . During the … Continue reading

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Omnibus Shop

The Omnibus Shop is sited on the south side of the east repair shop. This shop was for the construction and repair of all light road vehicles.   Here five shops are under the one roof.   All vehicles coming into are … Continue reading

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Wagon Shop and Carriage Repairs

The wagon shop and carriage repairs was built in 1882.   It is a large building  with 5 gable roof ends. The wagon under frames came in the shop from the frame shop all wagons are built in 3 stages.  … Continue reading

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