Full steam ahead to find new home for the Bloomer

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A life-size stream engine built as a monument to Wolverton Works has been gathering dust in a shed for almost a decade – because nobody wants it in their back yard.

But this week it is full stream ahead to find a home for the magnificent Bloomer in Wolverton, where ten sites are being considered.

Already though plans for the obvious place, outside the entrance of Wolverton Works, have been derailed – because the building’s new owners will not allow it.


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