An Abandoned Bulgarian Theatre

Urbex: An Abandoned Bulgarian Theatre, Bulgaria – March 2015

The only other decent location we had on our list in Bulgaria… this nice little decaying theatre which sits abandoned in a small town way out in the sticks. From what I understand the theatre was part of the soviet regime and used to show films from the state but after the fall of the iron curtain the Theatre which also acted as a cinema closed and has since fallen into disrepair…

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Leeds Girls High School - Rose Court Infants School

Urbex: Leeds Girls High School (Rose Court Nursery), Leeds – January 2015

This second report from the Leeds Girls High School features the Rose Court building which is situated on the same site and the main senior school building. Rose Court was purchase by the High School in 1912 and I believe before this functioned as a private residence. Built of stone construction in a Georgian design the building functioned as the Infants School catering to the 3 to 7 year old age bracket…

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Leeds Girls High School aka St Matthew's Hospital

Urbex: Leeds Girls High School aka St Matthew’s Hospital, Leeds – January 2015

Founded in 1876 The now abandoned Leeds Girls High School is situated in Headingley Leeds and was originally built to cater for girls aged between 3-18 years old. Established at a time when female education was on the rise, the school was an independent, selective fee-based school aiming to offer a similar all-round education of the boys tradition, academic grammar schools. Split into three sections based upon age groups this report features the Senior School which housed the 11 to 18 year old pupils. In 2004 only four years before closure of the site, Leeds Girls High School or LGHS was he highest performing school in the Leeds area in terms of GCSE’s and A Levels.

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Moseley Road Baths - The abandoned Gala Pool

Permission: Moseley Road Baths, Birmingham – November 2014

Moseley Road Baths, located in Birmingham, opened in 1907 and still operates to this day. Very little has been done to alter the layout of the building which means that almost all the original features remain including the private wash baths or ‘slipper’ baths which date to the pre-war era. The building now benefits from Grade II* listed status and is one of only 3 remaining operational baths of its kind in the UK…

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Pensionnat Catholique -The Chapel

Urbex: Pensionnat Catholique Boarding School, France – May 2014

Pensionnat Catholique is an abandoned Boarding School somewhere in France. The place is huge! Complete with a large chapel which shockingly was not located on the ground floor… There was also a large sports hall and lots of sprawling corridors of classrooms and labs. Visited this time with Kriegaffe9 and Andy K as part of the ‘missing man’ tour we spent a few hours here before sunset capturing the really nice light which was streaming through the windows in the late afternoon!

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St Josephs Seminary Upholland - The Red Chapel

Urbex: St Josephs Seminary Upholland, Lancashire, United Kingdom – March 2014 (revisit 3 and 4) Part 1 of 2

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 last students left Upholland in 1992 and the building has been empty since 1999.

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Camelot Theme Park The Knightmare

Urbex: Camelot Theme Park, Chorley, Lancashire, United Kingdom – February 2014 (Revisit)

Briefly the Camelot Theme Park opened some 30 years ago in 1983 and continued to operate seasonally until 2012 which was to be the Theme parks last year before finally closing its doors. The park has since lay abandoned while the majority of the ride are sold off to other amusement parks. Two of the remaining highlights are the Knightmare and Dragon Flyer roller-coasters…

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The Horror Labs The Basement of Jars

Urbex: The Horror Labs, Belgium – November 2013

The famous Horror Labs. They were top of my list of places to see for well over a year or so now and it was my most anticipated location of this trip! Along with the regulars Dystopia, Baron Scotland and Lowri, we were joined by Yann Shee for this little adventure. Once inside we went straight to see the jackpot at this place deep inside the dark basement the shelves full of preserved dead animal body parts…

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St Josephs Seminary Upholland - Main Corridor

Urbex: St Josephs Seminary Upholland, Lancashire, United Kingdom – September 2013 (revisit) Part 2 of 2

Part 2 of the revisit to the abandoned St Josephs Seminary. Check out Part 1 for the History and details of the trip here. And finally a few group shots from the dress up extravaganza :). If you’ve made it this far… thanks for reading / checking out the pictures. Leave me a comment below or hit…

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St Josephs Seminary Upholland

Urbex: St Josephs Seminary Upholland, Lancashire, United Kingdom – September 2013 (revisit) Part 1 of 2

History 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…

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St Joesephs Seminary - Corridors

Urbex: St Josephs Seminary Upholland, Lancashire, United Kingdom – June 2013 Part 2 of 2

Part 2 of the Urbex trip around the abandoned St Joseph’s Seminary in Upholland Lancashire. Full history and details of the visit can be found in Part 1 of the report here. Briefly St Joseph’s College, Upholland is a former Roman Catholic seminary, situated at Walthew Park, Upholland, Lancashire, England. The foundations of the large building…

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St Joesephs Seminary - Spiral Staircase

Urbex: St Josephs Seminary Upholland, Lancashire, United Kingdom – June 2013 Part 1 of 2

History St Joseph’s College, Upholland is a former Roman Catholic seminary, situated at Walthew Park, Upholland, Lancashire, England. The foundations 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…

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