Barrow-in-Furness is a large industrial town which grew from a tiny 19th Century hamlet to the biggest iron and steel centre in the world, and a major ship-building force, in just 40 years. The railway was introduced to carry iron-ore, slate and lime-stone to the new deep water port. Its prosperity grew with the development of the steel and ship-building industries. With a population of approximately 60,000, the main employer is still the shipyard, now owned by BAE Systems Marine.

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Clarkson Coachways
Offers coach and mini bus hire. The fleet of vehicles range from 12 seater mini coaches to 53 seater and executive coaches.
Norwood Medical Centre
GP Practice providing support and health services to the area and its corresponding areas.
South Lakes
For ex-Furness people who like to keep in touch with the area and to be able to view photos of the ever changing state of the area. Aimed purely for ex patriots and people who have moved away from the area.
Travellers Choice
Private coach and mini-bus hire for excursions, day trips, corporate events and holidays.
Wattsy's Page
Personal site, containing a brief history of their home town of Barrow-in-Furness. Includes a number of old photographs.
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