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Barrow Steelworks, a subsidiary of Barrow Hematite Steel Co of Barrow-in-Furness
WW2 By the beginning of WW2 the steelworks had been closed and was 'mothballed', but the ironworks continued to operate under the title of Barrow Hematite Steel Co Ltd.
About 1961, the blast furnaces were finally blown out. No 'new' steel was then produced, the works depending entirely on the remelting of scrap.
Barrow Steelworks operated until 1983, and the site is now partly occupied by an industrial estate.