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  1. ForgottenBuildings

    Belgium Textile factory FVC - Jan. 2020

    History: The history of this former textile mill began at the end of the 1800s. At the time this whole area was booming due to the growing textile industry. When operating this facility expanded throughout the years to become the second largest textile mill in this town. The customers which...
  2. KPUrban_

    Great Britain Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridgeshire, October 2019

    Royal Papworth A little while back I posted my initial report from the site from a few days after closure and as you'd expect it was full of equipment. Living fairly close to the hospital and with a few few hours to kill we decided to have mooch and see what was left. Spoiler alert, nothing...
  3. KPUrban_

    Great Britain N-Staffs Royal Infirmary, Stoke, November 2019

    Intro It's a well known site and has been well and truly done to death until recently. With 8 Operating rooms sharing 17 Lights, A morgue, A&E, Numerous wards and a heavy mix of natural decay and grime it has always been a good one to explore. The Hospital As mentioned it has been done way too...
  4. a World in Ruins

    North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary - Sept 2018

    First a little History [you all know it, but it's good to include anyway] ? The Dispensary – the first public hospital in North Staffordshire – opened in Etruria in April 1804 and was funded in part by the Wedgewood family. It gave sick patients the chance to see an Apothecary for diagnosis and...
  5. Session9

    Sunnyside Royal Hospital, Montrose - May 2018

    History In 1781 the town of Montrose was unique among Scottish towns and cities in being the first to have an asylum for the insane. The Montrose Lunatic Asylum, Infirmary and Dispensary was completed after the institution of a subscription by local woman Mrs Susan Carnegie of Charleton...
  6. AndyK!

    Great Britain Old Royal High School / New Parliament House, Edinburgh - Feb 2018

    We had no idea how we would get on here. After driving through the night and arriving in the early hours, our entry was just awful! As we sat in the freezing cold, and the light started to appear at the windows, we could see it was worth the effort. Visited with @SpiderMonkey, obvs! History...
  7. hmltnangel

    Edinburgh Royal Victoria Hospital, 2017

    Ok, first post on here, so hope you enjoy. Just a small explore from middle of last year but an interesting little one one nonetheless.  The Royal Victoria closed bit by bit over the last few years, finally becoming empty last year. Each time we pitched up there was always something still...
  8. Gromr123

    Royal Marine's Deep Refuge - Chatham, Kent - July 2017

    This ones been long in the planning, but eventually at some ungodly hour of the morning me and Brewtal managed to get inside and see the place for ourselves. It was a pretty brief visit by all accounts, but we managed to see most of the lower level.  History Built as part of the now demolished...
  9. AndyK!

    Theatre Royal, Hyde - March 2016

    Opening in 1902, the Theatre Royal in Hyde was a replacement for an older theatre nearby of the same name. The theatre was built by S. Robinson and Sons of Hyde to the design of Campbell and Horsley of Manchester and could seat 1400 people. Two balconies curve round to meet the proscenium, the...
  10. TheVampiricSquid

    Royal Hospital Haslar & Morgue, Gosport - September 2015

    Evening all :D I won't bother with the history, as i'm sure everything knows it by now! I've been up to my usual antics, taking trips down here on the regular, these particular images were from 2 visits. Once with MrObvious & a non-member where we were lucky enough to see the morgue, and...
  11. MrObvious

    Royal Hospital Haslar Oct 15

    a quick walk around inside the notorious Royal Hospital Haslar in the night. History you probably all know by now :P The Visit Ive been to this location so many times now, nothing interesting actually happened, just wanted to get some footage inside before its completely gone, because i...
  12. whynotdiex

    Royal Hospital Haslar - Gosport - September 2015

    History The Royal Hospital Haslar, completed in 1762, was built to provide a dedicated military hospital for the Royal Navy. Set in over 60 acres of beautiful parkland, with many Georgian Grade II listed buildings and a prime seafront location, Haslar has a long tradition of delivering care...
  13. Merryprankster

    Royal hospital Haslar - June - 2015

    Evening all, hope everyones feeling funky fresh and all that jazz, took a little tour down south last weekend, chased a couple of new leads which unfortunately both turned up fails, the first was a an attempt on the lovely old 1930s fire station in my home town and the the second was an...
  14. Redhunter

    Derby Royal Infirmary. April 2015.

    Hi all, First post on this forum, start off with something simple. The DRI, alot of people have visited this place and it caused alot of drama, but it was on my list for a while. Some history for you. Derbyshire Royal Infirmary (DRI) was established in 1810 on land formerly part of Derby's...
  15. TheVampiricSquid

    Royal Hospital Haslar - February/May 2015

    Hey Guys, i'm back again:D Visited this place with SlimJim a little while back, although i've only just got round to uploading! History..The Haslar site was bought in 1745. It is a glorious 55-acre site overlooking the mouth of Portsmouth harbor, and it became the first purpose-built hospital...
  16. -Raz-

    Royal Haslar hospital - March '15

    After 2 hours kip and a 2 AM start we set off on the 4 hour trip down to Gosport to revisit this epic place. Our first visit mainly consisted of getting lost and getting caught by security so with a better plan this time we managed to spend most of the day in there leaving no room untouched in...
  17. Kalum_a

    Haslar Royal Hospital - Feb 2015

    Just have a couple of photos to share from our trip to Haslar. There are quite a lot of pics but i hope you all enjoy and please leave a comment and let me know what you think. Thanks :)
  18. Sweetpea

    Royal Haslar hospital - 2015

    firstly thanks for taking the time to have a look at my report (its my first one so go easy lol) history stolen from wiki The Royal Hospital Haslar was designed by Theodore Jacobsen and built between 1746 and 1761. The site opened as a Royal Navy hospital in 1753. It has had a very long and...
  19. The_Raw

    Royal Hospital Haslar, Gosport - November 2014

    I visited with sentinel, extreme_ironing, overarch, and makepondsnotwar. This was my third visit here, we had a quick look for the padded cell in the psychiatric block but it wasn't accessible so we made our way into the main complex instead. We had 5 hours inside with no hassle. The main target...
  20. Timster1973

    Royal GR - 2014

    Evening all, This was a permission visit somewhere in Belgium. I'm sure you've seen some of this before around the net but in the back of beyond is this old garage. The owner's father owned a lot of the cars before him for about 60 years and this guy was knocking on himself so gives you an...