Atlas Aluminium, Limerick City – August 2011

Atlas Aluminium located in Limerick City was established in 1980 and was one of Europe’s leading aluminium and zinc pressure die casters. When the recession hit, the factory was no longer viable and it soon shut it’s doors in the November of 2007 with the loss of 163 jobs. It has lain empty ever since.

Unfortunately a fire was started at the complex earlier this year and the factory is now burnt down. It had deteriorated quite a bit in the time before that however and was being frequented by drug addicts and the homeless. So it was probably only a matter of time until something like this happened. Luckily myself and Storysham paid a visit before it went downhill. Below are the photos from the visit.

01Atlas2

02Atlas6

03Forklift

04Floorspace

05Finishing1

06TwoFloors

07Smelting3

08Stairs7

09Mess

10PC

11Reception

12Corridor3

13Customer Satisfaction

14Fax2

15Escapism

16Tapes2

17Trashed Office

18Accounts

19Glass

20Circuit Board

21Upper Office

22Laptop

00History

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One thought on “Atlas Aluminium, Limerick City – August 2011

  1. Spent twenty two years of my life there, sad to see it being abandoned and neglected , happy and sad memories RIP Atlas.

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