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Goodyear chimney

Demolition of the chimney in 2008.

The Goodyear chimney was an iconic landmark on the Goodyear factory on Stafford Road, Wolverhampton, England.[1] It was 200 feet (60 m) high and weighed 3,000 long tons (3,000 t).[2]


Work started on building the chimney in October 1927, with the mayor of Wolverhampton laying the first brick.[3] In 2008 The factory and chimney were destroyed. An Oxely primary school pupil and a former Goodyear worker had the privilege of pressing the firing button.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Iconic Goodyear chimney is felled".  
  2. ^ "Wheels Of Industry: Goodyear's British Factory".  
  3. ^ "The Goodyear Works at Wolverhampton". Rubber Journal 78: 209. 1929. 

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