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  1. Urban_Explorer

    Heckington Manor/Ferdowse Clinic 04.16

    History.... Dr Mostafa Morsy, a specialist of addiction treatment, spent around £300,000 bringing the former Heckington Manor up to scratch and opening a successful private practice for the treatment of alcoholism in the late 1980s. In 2003, the government had drastically cut funding for this...
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    Nocton Hall & Hospital -Lincolnshire - 04/2016

    The History.... Nocton Hall is a historic listed building in the village of Nocton, in Lincolnshire, England. Originally constructed for the Ellys family, it burnt down in 1834 and was rebuilt in 1841 for the first Earl of Ripon, who lived at the steward’s house in Nocton while the house was...
  3. Urban_Explorer

    Sheffield crown court

    The History  History Sheffield Old Town Hall stands in centre of Sheffield, England. The building was commissioned to replace Sheffield’s first town hall, which had opened in 1700 to a design by William Renny. This first structure stood by the parish church, on a site with little prospect for...
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    Sutton Place - Hull - December 2015

    The explore Note much to say about this place it was ok for a few photos but would not travel far to see. Most of the internal doors are screwed shut so it made it a bit more interesting getting around the place. The History  Sutton Place was a reformatory prison for young offenders in the...
  5. Urban_Explorer

    Cosalt December 2015

    I know i have covered some of the history on my previous report but just in case, Couldn't really find much history about it but anyway, The name Cosalt was a portmanteau of the company's original title The Great Grimsby Coal, Salt and Tanning Company. Formed in 1873 as a co-operative of...
  6. Urban_Explorer

    Bass Maltings September 15

    History This place was built between 1901 and 1906 for the sole purpose of facilitating three key stages in the beer making process. The site was originally purchased by Bass Ratcliff & Greeton Ltd in 1901 and plans for the huge site were prepared by Mr H A Couchman who had prepared designs...
  7. Urban_Explorer

    Hammond & Taylor Net/Rope/Lifting Supplies Grimsby October 2015

    Can't really find much history on this place but was used for making ropes.. On with the photo's. Thanks for looking :)
  8. Urban_Explorer

    Cosalt October 2015

    The name Cosalt was a portmanteau of the company's original title The Great Grimsby Coal, Salt and Tanning Company. Formed in 1873 as a co-operative of fishing vessel owners, it was a communal best-value support services company involved in servicing and supplying a variety of products and...
  9. Urban_Explorer

    Fantasy World October 2015

    Hi Guys, been a while since i done a report so thought would post one from a recent explore. Can't really find much information on this place but it's very local to me and been told that it has been closed for around 5 years now and was closed do to health and safety. I have put a water mark...
  10. Urban_Explorer

    Longlands school June 2015

    History, The school, which opened its doors in 1912, officially ceased to exist as Longlands back in 1990 when it merged with High Park to form Ridgewood High. The site was more recently used by Stourbridge College art students but following the opening of the college’s new creative industries...
  11. Urban_Explorer

    Sandwell College June 2015

    I was expecting this to be a little better than i thought kids climbing down the scaffolding aswell , some nice features left and a year or two ago it looked great looking from reports. would not travel far to see it again!. The history The Chance family started evening classes in 1846,science...
  12. Urban_Explorer

    RAF stenigot June 2015

    All am going to say about the dishes, is don't walk up them if u want to fall back down! slippery as fuck! ha! The history, RAF Stenigot was a Second World War radar station situated at Stenigot, near Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire. It was part of the Chain Home radar network, intended to...
  13. Urban_Explorer

    Carlton Theatre/Mecca Bing Hall May 2015

    A Great explore just a shame that we could not access the balcony and the local thugs have been in and done their job in the lounge area, smashed windows, doors & walls everything!. The History, Opened on 9th September 1928 with the silent film “Lonesome Ladies”. The Carlton Picture...
  14. Urban_Explorer

    The Farm House May 2015

    Could not find any history on this place, though i have not really tried hard enough. Was in a fairly clean state and from reading a letter that had been opened i think it was being lived in until last year sometime, not much to see really. The Farm House The Farm House The Farm House The...
  15. Urban_Explorer

    Carlton Cinema Hull

    Hi Guy, was just wondering if anybody has been to the cinema lately and if you would be able to get me a little help with access please :) or any information that would be helpfull. Thank you! :D
  16. Urban_Explorer

    North Leamington School

    Hi Guys, Am hoping to head down to North Leamington school in the next week or so and just wanted a bit of help from you lot, i am wanting to know if the building still stands & what is it like for security & General exploring of the place?.... could any one who has been to explore the...
  17. Urban_Explorer

    Cookridge Hospital - 2015

    Visited March 2015 A lot of the hospital has been demolished so not a lot to see now but still had some nice bits. History, The abandoned Cookridge Convalescent Hospital on Hospital Lane. Built in a Gothic vernacular style, it opened in 1869 to provide a place for patients treated at Leeds...
  18. Urban_Explorer

    High Royds - 2015

    Wish i went here a long time ago, would of been great to seen it all!. High Royds hospital is a now-closed psychiatric hospital in the village of Menston, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. It was first opened on 8 October 1888, as the West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum, and was closed on 25...
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    Girls High school - Feb 2015

    Hi Guys not posted in a long while so her is one from me now :D The History, LGHS was founded in 1876, at a time when female education was limited but expanding. Frances Lupton and other members of the Ladies’ Honorary Council of the Yorkshire Board of Education decided that...
  20. Urban_Explorer

    Goxhill Airfield 2013

    Back ground history, Goxhill air field (RAF Goxhill, also known as USAAF Station 345 and nicknamed RAF Goathill) was an airfield 240 kilometers north of London. During World War I a Royal Flying Corps landing ground existed near Goxhill. It was abandoned immediately after the war however. At...
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