Engine Running Shed and associated locomotive facilities, Carnforth - Lancaster

Engine shed for steam locomotive stabling and servicing built between 1940-44. Rectangular plan form of six standard gauge tracks with full length inspection pits and wheel drop pit to the eastern track way. Associated facilities include a range of machine shops flanked by stores and offices. The wheel shop has its wheel lathe served by a travelling crane which crosses the eastern most line. At the northern end of the range are a sand drier, store and loading platform. The condition of the reinforced concrete frame is very poor and deteriorating.

Engine Running Shed and associated locomotive facilities, Carnforth - Lancaster
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Carnforth: Engine Shed And Associated Facilities Including The Locomotive Turntable
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1342134
    Local Planning Authority:
    Lancaster
    Site Type:
    Industrial > Engineering industry site

Location

    Building Name:
    Engine Running Shed and associated locomotive facilities
    County:
    Lancashire
    District / Borough:
    Lancaster
    Parish:
    Carnforth
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Morecambe and Lunesdale
    Region:
    North West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Part occupied/part in use
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    A
    Ownership:
    Commercial company