Wednesday, 9 March 2011

Gateway to Mecca

21-02-2011 chesterfield (5)05

4 comments:

aims said...

Wow! That's a beautiful gate! What lies behind is interesting since you call it Mecca......tell?

Leatherdykeuk said...

If you enlarge it you can see the letters do indeed spell 'MECCA' -- Mecca Bingo.

aims said...

I guess my eyes aren't that good these days.

Was this building used for something else prior to the bingo farm? That's an incredible amount of work for an entrance gate for the blue-haired dabbers.

Leatherdykeuk said...

The gate is an artistis sculpture to mark the industrial walk. The site used to house the steel works for the railway. R L Stephenson lived in Chesterfield.