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  1. Hydro

    Brunner Mond Soda Ash Works, Winnington - May 2015

    Explored with -Raz-, FatPanda & a non member as part of one of our days out. So first of all a little background - Short and sweet. Soda Ash (Sourced from Wiki) - "Sodium carbonate (also known as washing soda, soda ash and soda crystals), Na2CO3, is the sodium salt of carbonic acid...
  2. AndyK!

    Grimsby Ice Factory - Feb 2015

    The Grimsby Ice Factory was built in 1901 to produce ice for the fishing fleets. At the time refrigeration techniques were in their infancy and it was not possible to build chilling units onto a ship. Instead, ice was produced in large quantities on land and distributed onto ships before they...
  3. Art 'n Decay

    Amy's Winehouse - visited december 2014

    Amy's Winehouse - visited december 2014 Especially for you, my UK-friends: Amy's Winehouse! No report about the queen of soul though, rather about the queen of French industrial decay. Once upon a time these winehouses were used to preserve wine before consumption. It has a pretty rare and...
  4. AndyK!

    Ford Transit Van Production Facility, Southampton 2015

    History The history of the site at Swaythling on the outskirts of Southampton dates back to 1939 when Cunliffe-Owen built a factory to assemble aircraft parts. The site manufactured parts for the Spitfire during the war and was bombed many times. The factory was sold to Briggs Motor Bodies...
  5. Art 'n Decay

    Terracotta Army - Sink Porn! - May 2015

    Terracotta Army - Visited may 23th 2015 5:30, Oh sh*t this was early, again, and on the last day of our first italian tour... So off course we had a few gins and beers the other night, more than usual for celebrating the last night together with the four of us. Everything went a bit slower...
  6. hamtagger

    Pilkington Glassworks, South Yorkshire - April 15

    Pilkington's Glass The Explore Drove up to meet Session9 at Doncaster and headed for some industrial goodness and we weren't disappointed. Using the "going in dry" technique as always we had a wander around the outside looking for access. At one point I was boot-deep in mud and water in a...
  7. Norfolk Explorer

    Thames Steel. Sheernes. Kent. February 2015

    When the Steel mill closed in 2012 I knew there and then that I wanted to get inside it and check it out. But little did I know that due to my lazy ass and work schedule it would be 2 years later when I would walk in the door and my jaw would drop on the floor in pure amazement of the scale of...
  8. SpiderMonkey

    Celanese, 2014 - '15 (Mid Demolition)

    Hello OS. I've done a report on this place already, I know.. But there's a few photos I didn't add and i've had a few more visits since then :D (I can't keep away). Demolition here is well underway and it won't be long until all of the disused areas are just waste, and I'm pretty sad to see...
  9. Matt Inked

    Terry's Chocolate Factory - York (January 2015)

    Visited with Hamtagger and Session9 The main reason I wanted to go here was for the stairs (And I took about 70 pictures of them all together) We left Lincolnshire early as always, driving down the motorway half asleep en route to York to pick Session9 up for our "First splore of the day"...
  10. SpiderMonkey

    Acid Land! - 2014

    Hello again! Finally covered most of this site after about three six hour visits, it's MASSIVE! :D I loved this place, plenty to see and there's always the chance of some action :thumb Overall a great explore! Demolition is soon to be in full swing sadly, I'll miss the place.Visited earlier...
  11. The_Raw

    Great Britain Clockhouse Brickworks, Dorking, Surrey - Visited April 2014

    Clockhouse Brickworks was a Hansons factory built on a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) near Capel in Surrey. The site lies 600m east of the Auclaye SSSI which was also a former brickworks, geologically it lies on wealden clays (Da Fuq?). It is a site for palentological and...
  12. AndyK!

    Shoreham Cement Works, West Sussex - April 2014

    Shoreham Cement Works West Sussex 1. The twin kilns run the length of the building History The Beeding Portland Cement Company was founded in 1878 and began producing cement at the site in Upper Beeding near Shoreham in 1883. Six Johnson Chamber kilns were used and could produce up to...
  13. Perjury Saint

    Tone Mills, Somerset... June '14

    In between Euro jaunts I done some UK bits... This was one of em... A revisit to the rather splendid... ....TONE MILLS.... Thanks for lookin' :)
  14. Timster1973

    Cyklonkessel / Paper Mill - Visited March 2014

    Morning all, Bit of a drive from the airport this one, so after landing we drove towards it and did Villa V on the way down to the first nights hotel (see previous report on VV). Up nice and early and got into this one. Pretty much untouched in terms of graff or vandalism and was worth the...
  15. Fotoruina

    Industrial ceramics 06/2014

    Big industrial ceramics location 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.
  16. The_Raw

    Tolly Cobbold Brewery, Ipswich, Suffolk - April 2014

    The History (nicked from basboyjoe and Boops....) The business that became Cliff Brewery was started in 1723 ( in Kings Quay Street, Harwich) by Thomas Cobbold and is believed to be the second oldest independent brewery in England. It stood above the quays of the River Orwell at Ipswich, since...
  17. Perjury Saint

    GIGAWATT... April '14

    The penultimate site on my last Euro jaunt was this MONSTER... Easy in, splendid weather and I had the place to myself for the morning... Industrial porn of the HIGHEST calibre... BOSTIN!! :thumb Thanks for lookin in :)

    The Snow Factory April 2014

    My second successful trip to the Snow Factory full of lights conveyor belts odd sounds and all that other fun and games :) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Cheers for looking :cool2:
  19. Stussy

    Rizla Paper Factory - May 2014

    Back from the latest mini road trip with Lost aka Hector Scorn. We set off for a easy leisurely drive down the road with a quick stop in past a old asylum that is well under way to being demo'd, quite sad really but always good to see it one last time, pics of that will follow sometime. Off we...
  20. Kubix_UK

    Jeld Wen Timber Yard - 35mm Film - Lowestoft - May 2014

    Thought I'd share with you my photos using something other than DSLR or HDR or Hideously Processed Pics. Taken on a Praktica Super TL1000 that I bought for £3 out of a box of junk and using a roll of film from the pound shop. Just after I had finished this explore I went to Boots and had them...