George Barnsley & Sons Ltd

Urbex: George Barnsley and Sons aka Cornish Works, Sheffield, South Yorkshire – March 2013 (revisit)

My second visit to this place, this time in the company of Pete Costello, Lowri, Sonyes and Darbian (Mule Slept in on this¬†occasion¬† Lazy bugger!). For history and more photos from the initial visit in October visit the¬†original¬†visit report. Briefly George Barnsley’s began manufacturing files before becoming¬†one of the worlds leading manufacturers of tools for…

Sheffield Crown Court - Skylights

Urbex: Sheffield Crown Court, South Yorkshire – March 2013 (revisit)

Sheffield Crown Courts. Another revisit explore of this awesome abandoned court complex complete with cells unusual layout of floors containing various courtrooms and judges¬†chambers¬†as well as press rooms and various service tunnels. For the photos from our first visit back in November and more information on this history please check out my original report here.…

National Gas Turbine Establishment Pyestock Cell 1

Urbex: National Gas Turbine Establishment aka NGTE Pyestock, Fleet – March 2013 (revisit)

Revisit time at Pyestock all the history I could muster up can be found in my first post from January 2013 along with the photos from that trip. Briefly NGTE Pyestock was a Gas Turbine testing centre for all sorts of large engines. The air house housed 8 x 36,000 bhp engines which helped pump air around the site for testing the engines themselves. The site was mainly used for commercial testing however it was utilised by the military for the testing of jet fighter engines and Navy ship engines…