Baildon Steelworks

Coordinates: 50°16′05″N 18°59′59″E / 50.2680024°N 18.9996958°E / 50.2680024; 18.9996958

Baildon Steelworks (Polish: Huta Baildon) was a major steelworks in Katowice, Poland. It was located in Katowice districts of Załęże and Dąb. Founded in 1823 (then in Prussian Silesia), it was a major local employer and a landmark until its liquidation in 2001.

It was named after Scottish engineer John Baildon.

It sponsored a major sports club, KS Baildon Katowice.

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