Rotherham mining landmark brought crashing to the ground

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An iconic part of Rotherham’s mining past was brought crashing to the ground this afternoon.

At 1.15pm a controlled explosion carried out by demolition experts saw Maltby Colliery’s No3 winding tower reduced to rubble and dust.

Maltby Colliery. Picture: Marie Caley NWGU MC 11

Maltby Colliery. Picture: Marie Caley NWGU MC 11

Ex-miners and surface workers gathered at the site to see the 78-metre-high building brought to ground level.

 

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