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Urbex: Château Martin du Pecheur, France – February 2016

The abandoned Château Martin du Pecheur. We stopped off at this place during our trip having seen a few older reports, disappointing the few bits of contents that did remain were now gone and the Château was pretty much empty.

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Permission Visit: ET Church, France – February 2016

The ET Church in France, I think quite a few people were under the impression that this place was abandoned but after researching the place a little it became obvious the place was not empty…

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Urbex: Château Secession, France – February 2016

Château Secession, maybe 2016’s busiest location…

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Urbex: Wavertree Memorial Church aka Protestant Martyrs Memorial Church, Liverpool – February 2016

The now abandoned Wavertree Memorial Church aka Protestant Martyrs Memorial Church in Liverpool was founded in 1903 and closed in 2004…

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Urbex: Kirkless College aka Huddersfield Infirmary, Huddersfield – December 2015

Built in 1831 and later expanded in 1902 the Former Huddersfield Infirmary which later became Kirklees Colledge now lays abandoned in its central location…

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Permission Visit: Broughton Printers, Preston – December 2015

Broughton Printers Ltd was originally founded in 1988 and later acquired by Northern & Shell as part of its purchase of the Express Newspapers in 2001. The printers, at its peak, employed 200 staff across the 15,805 m2 site and produced around 11 million newspapers and magazines each day…

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Urbex: The Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Welwyn Garden – December 2015

The now abandoned Queen Elizabeth II Hospital was the first major hospital built by the NHS and accommodated 100 patients. in 2015 A new hospital opened on the same site after a £30 million investment in modern services. The old site was closed and earmarked for demolition to make way for a new housing development…

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Urbex: A London rooftop at night, London – December 2015

Yet another visit to London and back to a rooftop I had done before but last time it was a day time trip. Needless to say, I was happy to get back and see this one again after dark as the views really don’t disappoint…

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Urbex: The Royal Hospital Haslar aka Serenity Hospital, Gosport – November 2015 (revisit 5)

Briefly, this huge Naval Hospital was built on the south coast of England in 1753 and closed its doors in 2009 after more than 250 years of service…

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Urbex: The not so white morgue aka The Maids Morgue – October 2015 (revisits 3)

Another visit to the not so white morgue… I heard it was open again and had nothing more productive to do on my birthday so I popped up to have a couple of beers and grab a few more shots of this lovely porcelain slab!

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Urbex: Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool – October 2015

The now abandoned Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool was originally intended to be a workhouse the for insane. Despite being the original intent of the site when the land was purchased by the Board of Poor Law Guardians, plans changed and the Hospital first opened its doors in 1914 as a military hospital during the First World War…

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Urbex: Daresbury Hall aka Zombie Manor, Cheshire, England – October 2015

Daresbury Hall is an abandoned Grade II* listed, 17th Century, Georgian style country house which was built in 1759 for George Heron. After serving as a private residence for some time, in the Second World War, the building was used as a military hospital and then from 1955 functioned as a residential care home before being used as a huge cannabis farm and then eventually set on fire…

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Urbex: The Cavern of the Lost Souls aka The Car Graveyard Mine, Wales, United Kingdom (revisit)- September 2015

Another trip down into the darkest depths of a Welsh slate mine to visit the Cavern of the Lost Souls… This rather unique waterfall like formation of vehicles which cascade down into a deep pool of water from a small now partially blocked opening its truly spectacular to see with your own eyes…

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Urbex: The Crescent Cinema, Pontefract, West Yorkshire – September & October 2015

The Abandoned Cresent Cinema in Pontefract opened 2nd November 1926 and operated until it closed in 1993. Originally the Cinema had a 2 tiered layout with room to accommodate 1190 customers but this was later scaled back to a single level auditorium in 1971..

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Urbex: Château Gryffindor, France – September 2015

The Chateau itself was obviously the main draw and I think accounts for most of the photos below including the lovely spiral staircase which leads up to a small landing area with decoratively painted walls. There was a room with an examination bed and a few pieces of other medical equipment which were one of the few remaining reminders of the last function of the building as a care home for the elderly.

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Urbex: Château Verdure, France – September 2015

The abandoned Château Verdure! Finally, I got around to seeing this place!

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Urbex: Le Château de Lesches, France – September 2015

This lovely Château was empty and abandoned when I visited back in September 2005, when doing a little more research on the place for this article I found that new owners had purchased an occupied the Castle and will be working to renovate the place.

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Urbex: Car Graveyard, France – September 2015

Tucked away in the middle of some woodland was this abandoned car graveyard full of old vehicles rotting away. Even having been given the exact coordinates for this place I still managed to walk past it twice it was that well hidden and overgrown…

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Urbex: Château de la Musique, France – September 2015

he abandoned Château de la Musique, another gorgeous, empty castle in France! Clearly occupied by an artistic and musical person the house had 3 pianos and all sorts of recording equipment and old radios, sculptures and paintings and more closer to the heard lots of photography equipment, tins of old devloping chemicals and blank photography paper…

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Urbex: Aircraft Graveyard, France – September 2015

A collection of abandoned aircraft parked up at an old airfield in France. I always enjoy abandoned planes but I still haven’t had much luck visiting a decent sized collection and this handful were not going to alter that fact :). the 3 planes which were there were however, a nice varied set with each having their own individual features…

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Urbex: Château Fachos, France – September 2015

Sitting relatively untouched windows all intact with no boards on them surrounded by woodland and having so much character to it this one was an instant favourite before we even got inside…

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Urbex: Loxley Chapel, Sheffield – August 2015

The abandoned Loxley chapel was built in Sheffield in 1787 and closed more than 200 years later in 1993. Since then the grounds and graveyards have become overgrown and the building has started to suffer from lack of maintenance and vandalism…

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Urbex: George Barnsley and Sons aka Cornish Works, Sheffield, South Yorkshire – August 2015 (revisit 3)

Another visit to the Cornish Works in Sheffield aka George Barnsley and Sons. It had been about 2 years since my last visit here so I popped back in just to take a few hand-held shots and see how the old girl was doing…

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Urbex: An Abandoned Scottish Psychiatric Hospital, Scotland – August 2015

An abandoned Psychiatric Hospital somewhere in Scotland, well I say abandoned, most of it is but a small part remains in use… Visited with Stussy we arrived early and had a wander around this sizable old hospital which had a very asylum style layout to it….

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Urbex: The Pocock Brothers Padded Cell, The Royal Hospital Haslar, Gosport – June 2015

Padded cells were common place in many of the UK Insane Asylums and were considered essential in the control and treatment of some of the more extreme Asylum inmates. The primary function of the padded cells were to accommodate patients for short periods of time to prevent them from harming themselves when suffering epileptic and psychotic episodes but they were also used to monitor patients who had suicidal tendencies…

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Urbex: A London rooftop, London – June 2015

More London rooftops, this time, a day time explore with Damo and Andy Kay of Behind Closed Doors. Not much to say, up on top of an abandoned building overlooking the London skyline, overcast and windy we grabbed a few shots before it started to rain! Enjoy…

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Urbex: West Ham, Court and Bonus Morgue…, London – June 2015

The abandoned Court House located in West Ham, London, was built in 1884 and was designed by Lewis Angell. Built of Yellow brick and Portland stone the building is 3 storeys in parts with smaller extension buildings at the rear which housed the cells and the morgue was in a detached outbuilding…

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Urbex: Buxton Crescent, Buxton – January 2015

The abandoned, well under renovation now, Buxton Crescent was erected between 1779 and 1789 based upon plans by John Carr of York. Originally created to provide high quality accommodation it became quite the centrepiece of the town and continued to serve its purpose as a hotel and assembly rooms throughout the majority of its history…

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Urbex: Buxton Natural Mineral Water Baths, Buxton – January 2015

The abandoned Buxton Natural Mineral Water Baths. These Baths were originally founded by the Romans but were entirely rebuilt by the Corporation and officially re-opened by Sir Humphry D. Rolleston President of the royal college of physicians on May 17th 1924 they then closed in the 1970’s and have been empty ever since…

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Urbex: St Josephs Seminary Upholland, Lancashire, United Kingdom – May 2015 Revisit 6

Briefly, the abandoned St Joseph’s College, Upholland is a former Roman Catholic seminary, situated at Walthew Park, Upholland, Lancashire, England. The foundation of the large building were laid in April 1880 and college was opened in 1883. The buildings have recently been deconsecrated following the announced closure of the College which saw the last students leave in 1992.

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Urbex: The Twin Morgue, Belgium – May 2015

What’s better than a nice disused morgue… well two of them 🙂

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Urbex: Maison Gustaaf, Belgium – May 2015

Maison Gustaaf is another reasonably sized detached farm house which lays empty in Belgium. Inside the place is relatively untouched with all sorts of contents left behind in the bedrooms and the kitchen. Surprisingly the power still worked in a couple of rooms despite obvious signs of water damage to ceilings from the failing roof.

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Urbex: Maison Paternoster, Belgium – May 2015

Maison Paternoster is an abandoned farmhouse somewhere in Belgium. We had the approximate co-ordinates but must admit we struggled to find the place :). Inside there was quite a lot of belongings left behind and the bedrooms were in excellent condition still set out as they would have been before the house became empty…

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Urbex: The Little Miracles, Belgium – May 2015

The so called “Little Miracles” are a collection of deceased babies stored presumably in formaldehyde, they were supposedly donated for medical research and further examination. Whilst the majority appeared to be normal in appearance there were a handful which featured deformities and most were scared with incision marks where they had received autopsies…

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Urbex: Crane Climb, Belgium – May 2015

Pulling up to our Hotel for the night we couldn’t help but notice the rather insecure tower crane right next to our parking spot… Me and Andy looked at each other grinning 😀 that was our nights entertainment sorted 😀

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Urbex: Von Dutchess, Belgium – May 2015

Von Dutchess is another large residential dwelling in Belgium which remains empty in a deteriorating condition. Beautiful from the outside the inside has been subject to vandalism and theft of parts of the structure and little contents remain.

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Urbex: Manoir des portraits aka Château Romantique, France – May 2015

Manoir des portraits sometimes known as Château Romantique, is a beautiful Manson in France which has sat abandoned for many years…

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Urbex: Maison Télévision, Luxembourg – May 2015

Maison Télévision is another little, abandoned house in Luxembourg. The story behind this one is that the previous owner who is believed to have passed away, was a TV and radio repairman and his stable / garage functioned as his workshop…

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Urbex: Café Mousel, Luxembourg – May 2015

There’s not a lot to say about the abandoned Café Mousel, an unassuming building which extended at the rear to house a bowling alley, large function room, kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms for guests upstairs and a bar / cafe area at the front…

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Urbex: Belval Blast Furnaces, Luxembourg – May 2015

After spotting the furnaces as we pulled up at our hotel for the night we couldn’t resist having a little look. Not expecting to find any access we got lucky and after quickly nipping back to the car for camera gear we were in and up the top in no time 🙂

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