Tag: heritage site

Construction of new structure at the old Enson works in Normacot, Stoke-on-Trent. Four bottle kilns are preserved, visible in the background of the shot.

‘Out with the old’ – capturing demolition with time-lapse

Time-lapse is incredibly proficient in terms of the detail it captures, making it an ideal tool when detailing pre-construction works. In this video blog we feature examples which illustrate effective use of time-lapse when showcasing demolition.

iRis screenshot of Normacot demolition works at night

Bottle Kilns Revealed

Our time-lapse system sited in Normacot, Stoke-on-Trent captured the demolition of the former Enson works. We recorded the demolition with a high capture rate in order to collect sufficient images to provide a thorough time-lapse film of the process. The demolition revealed the four Grade II listed ‘bottle kilns’ or ‘bottle ovens’ which lay inside the site…

iRis screenshot of Normacot demolition works

We Install a System to Time-Lapse a Heritage Site

We are very please to be working for fellow producers ‘Inspired Film and Video’ and the City of Stoke-on-Trent Council to time-lapse the demolition of the former Enson works in Normacot, Stoke-on-Trent. The area is at the proud heart of the City’s historic pottery industry, and the former Enson Works has four Grade II listed bottle ovens which lie within its walls. The landmark project will see the demolition of the old factory buildings surrounding the ovens…