06 December 2019 10:36
The company that owns the former power station in the Ironbridge Gorge says it understands the love local people have for the cooling towers. Iain Thomson, from Harworth Group, said: "I mean these are massive local landmarks that have been up here for decades and people have got an emotional attachment to them." BBC Copyright: BBC But Mr Thomson said the company has overseen a number of big demolition projects to clear former industrial sites and has "got to keep a certain emotional detachment". He went on to add: "Frankly we think it's in the best interests of everyone to bring them down properly, so we can then get these sites regenerated as quickly as possible."