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High Royds Lunatic Asylum

High Royds Lunatic Asylum Visited with: Alex & Klare Visit Date: February 2015 Please Note: Entry is always through an open access point and not by forcing our way in….. We are explorers, not vandals. History - Courtesy of www.highroydshospital.com High Royds, Psychiatric Hospital 1888 - 2003 After years of construction the new Asylum was to take in her first 30 female inmates on the 8th October 1888, all transfers from the overcrowded Wadsley Asylum, Sheffield. Elizabeth Johnson was first woman to enter the Asylum in October 1888, She died on February the 15th 1904 and was la[...]
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Commercial Shoot – Glazey Days

Glazey Days was established in 2007 and until recently the business was located on the Esplanade in Fleetwood. In 2016, Glazey Days started work on renovating a new premises located in a prime position next door to The North Euston Hotel and still only a stones throw away from the beach. The new premises is far larger than that of the older building which has definitely allowed the company to expand and offer much more to their ever growing customer base. Yesterday, the 4th February 2017, I was given the opportunity to photograph the new Party Room. There was an 8th birthday party ta[...]
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Abandoned Paper Mill

Abandoned Paper Mill, UK Visited with: Alex Visit Date: April 2015 Please Note: Entry is always through an open access point and not by forcing our way in….. We are explorers, not vandals. History The history of this mill will be held back as to not reveal the location of this site. The future for this place is not yet decided so hopefully it can be re-used. I am sure you understand. My Visit I had been wanting to visit the mill for some time, however, I kept pushing this one aside for a rainy day. Eventually myself & Alex decided it was time.... This would be my first visit and A[...]
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Abandoned Cotton Factory

Abandoned Cotton Factory, Belgium Visited with: Alex, Klare & Rick Visit Date: October 2015 Please Note: Entry is always through an open access point and not by forcing our way in….. We are explorers, not vandals. History I cannot find any history at this time. My Visit So what can i say about this location.... Well, I know that I was expecting a little more than I got! The whole place was stripped back to the bare bones or very badly decayed. Apart from a few old files and boxes the place was basically empty. The saving grace for me was the graffiti that adorned the walls in a ro[...]
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The Church of our Saviour

The Church of our Saviour Visited with: Alex & Klare Visit date: February 2015 Please Note: Entry is always through an open access point and not by forcing our way in….. We are explorers, not vandals. History The church was consecrated on the 23rd of January 1865 and held its final service in October 2007. The build cost was £8,000 for the church & the nearby school and vicarage. The church was built in the Early Pointed Gothic style with polished red granite pillars & seating was supplied for around 1,000 people. The church spire located on the north side stands at around 150 ft in h[...]
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Pensionnat Catholique, France

Pensionnat Catholique, France Visited with: PG UE and Scott. Visit date: November 2014 Please Note: Entry is always through an open access point and not by forcing our way in….. We are explorers, not vandals. History Pensionnat Catholique was a boarding school which now sits derelict in France. I cannot find much history on the school at this time other than the school was built in 1937 and the Chapel was completed in 1939. During WW2 the school was occupied by the German army, however, later in the war the American army took control of the site and gave it back to the city. After [...]
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Famine Church aka The Church of Giants

The Famine Church 'aka' The Church of Giants Visited with: Venustas, Shane & Miz Firestorm Visit Date: February 2015 Please Note: Entry is always through an open access point and not by forcing our way in….. We are explorers, not vandals. My Visit This was the second location of the day out of 3 successful explores and it is by far my favourite of the day. Even though this place is decayed to a level that is almost beyond repair it still holds the most character and charm out of the 3 locations. As you can probably tell I am so glad we got to see the beauty that is ‘The Church of [...]
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Orient Express, Belgium

Orient Express, Belgium Visited with: PG UE, Carl Hartley, Nick Whitworth & Scott Chadwick. Visit Date: September 2014 Please Note: Entry is always through an open access point and not by forcing our way in….. We are explorers, not vandals. History Built in the 1930’s this train was huge, lavish and built with all the latest technology. Sadly it now sits in a Belgium train yard rotting away. I have struggled to find any specific history on this train so if anyone has information please feel free to comment below or if you prefer you can email me via the contact page. My Visit This[...]
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Lotus Hall aka Cuckoo Hall

Lotus Hall aka Cuckoo Hall Visited with: Alex Burnell, Shane Bond & Klare Sherwood Visit date: January 2015 Please Note: Entry is always through an open access point and not by forcing our way in….. We are explorers, not vandals. History I have removed the history as not to give away the location to anyone who may feel the need to cause damage to this wonderful building. My Visit My first Urbex trip of 2015 and it started out like many more from 2014 with my phone alarm waking me up at 03:30 AM! 10 minutes later after making a flask of coffee I was in the car and on my way to meet[...]
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Maison Kirsch, Luxembourg

Maison Kirsch, Luxembourg Visited with: PG UE and Scott Chadwick. Visit date: November 2014 Please Note: Entry is always through an open access point and not by forcing our way in….. We are explorers, not vandals. History No history available at this time, however, if I manage to find any I will update this report. My Visit This is the first and only location I have been to in Luxembourg at the time of writing this report and I was very excited to be visiting here. We arrived a little earlier than expected due to the fact that a location we planned to visit first had been demol[...]
 
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