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  1. BritishRanger

    First Post - St Josephs College, Upholland

    I wont bore you with too much history, this place has been done before, and has been done better than my attempt. I just want to share some of my stuff, and hopefully get to know some people on the forum as I am pretty new to urbex. HISTORY: St Joseph's College, Upholland is a former Roman...
  2. jones-y-gog

    The other northern seminary (March 2014)

    It's about time I submitted something from my growing backlog so here's one from a little while back... The Roman Catholic theological college was founded in 1808 and finally closed in 2011. I made 2 visits within the space of 10 days, due to forgetting to attach the tripod plate onto the base...
  3. Funlester

    St Joseph’s Seminary, Upholland - Oct 15

    Visited with a few peeps from here one early Sunday morning. We got to the site at about 5am and then met headed up to the roof to cook some breakfast, was so nice sitting there watching as the light started to come over the view. We spent about 3 hours there and only covered about 10% of the...
  4. mookster

    Ushaw Seminary Oct 2015

    Heading back from Scotland, first after the overnight stop and a slightly underwhelming breakfast (damn Greggs for being closed!) me and my companions hit a site I had wanted to see for some time but due to it's distance away had never gotten the chance to factor into a trip. Ushaw College, a...
  5. TheVampiricSquid

    St Joseph’s Seminary, Upholland - October 2015

    History: Briefly, the abandoned St Joseph’s College, Upholland is a former Roman Catholic seminary, situated at Walthew Park, Upholland, Lancashire, England. The foundation of the large building were laid in April 1880 and college was opened in 1883. The buildings have recently been...
  6. whynotdiex

    St Joseph's seminary - May-August 2015

    The History St Joseph's College was founded in 1880 by Bishop Bernard O'Reilly to be the Seminary serving the North West of England. The college was formally opened in 1883. The seminary was closed during WW1 and reopened in 1919 along with a junior seminary. The second phase of construction...
  7. Hydro

    St Josephs Catholic Seminary - Various Visits

    Hello again! Possibly the most documented urbex building in the UK so theres no need for history, just check out the hundreds of other reports. I've legit done this place to death, seen every part other than a few rooms which are always locked. St Josephs hosted a recent meet up myself and...
  8. Merryprankster

    St Josephs Seminary - May - 2015 PIC HEAVY cus i love wood!!

    BEEP BEEP tour bus coming through! Yeah its been a touristy weekend, never bumped into another explorer until this weekend and bumped into other explorers at two separate locations in one day! To be honest though i couldnt give a sheet, i've wanted to see Joe's for a long time and it was bloody...
  9. Lavino

    Great Britain The seminary feb 2015

    Visited this wonderful place many time and it never fails me. Been with diffrent people who I've arranged to to from various urbex sites not forgetting woopashoopaa and also come across many others in there so you no who you are and nice to meet you guys.. Let's say the entrance isn't the...
  10. Lavino

    St Joseph's seminary gaurdians

  11. Urbexbandoned

    Ushaw Seminary - Durham - March 2015

    History A former Catholic seminary and Licensed Hall of Residence of the University of Durham, covers 400 acres in the village of Ushaw Moor in the UK. It was founded in 1808 by scholars from English College, Douai, who had fled France after that college had been closed during the French...
  12. Kalum_a

    Ushaw Seminary - Feb 2015

    We took a trip up north to visit Ushaw Seminary which was situated in a fairly remote location. We were quite disappointed at first as the place was in such a state but then we stumbled across a little chapel which had some amazing stained glass windows and was full of colour. Managed to get a...
  13. Ferox

    St Joesphs Seminary, Up Holland. February 2015.

    Been a while since i have been on the forums. What a place to get back out. Great morning this one spent in good company. Visited this awesome place with Urblex, Hamtagger (cool to meet you mate),Paul 2129 off 28DL and his friend Kirsty. Urblex was the man of the hour on this one, as he had been...
  14. hamtagger

    St. Joseph's Seminary, Upholland - Feb 2015

    St. Joseph's Seminary The Explore An unexpected trip but a very welcome one after a very kind last minute invite from Urblex, thanks mate :thumb I happened to be in the Shropshire area as it turned out the day before the explore so was already two hours from home but more importantly, less...
  15. Fatpanda

    St Joe's-Feb 15

    After a few short visits here it was great to finally spend a full day here, really lets you see its hidden beauty. Cant even begin to describe the fun I had here today was a great visit and im not gonna bore you all with a bit of crappy history off Wikipedia because you all know it...
  16. Mrbeardo

    St Joseph's Seminary - Upholland - Feb 15

    Sell Out Cat Crew meet: [CENTER]Been wanting to see this for a awhile and finally got a chance. Knowing it was a pain in the arse to navigate if you didn't know where your were going didn't put me at ease, and of course there's the ear bleeding alarm. Visited with Banned Batz, scrappy and his...
  17. -Raz-

    St Joseph's Seminary - Jan 2015

    This place is the best I have visited so far and I seem to find something new every time! On my most recent visit I think I got rather lucky having a stroll around the ground floors without the ear piercing alarm going off! can see myself revisiting this place a lot :D St Joseph's Seminary was...
  18. T

    Great Britain Seminary J Sept 2014

    Visited with Makepondsnotwar and Venustas, nice 6.00am start at Macdonalds where I was given free coffee from the girl there (no idea why lol) What a fantastic location this is, for me it’s the best place in the UK I`ve done. Loads of history on DugieUK`s report the other week and I`m not one...
  19. DugieUK

    St Joseph's Seminary, September 2014

    Brief History of St Joseph's Seminary St Joseph's College, Upholland is a Former Roman Catholic seminary, situated at Walthew Park, Upholland, Lancashire, England. The foundation of the large building was laid in April 1880 and college was opened in 1883. The buildings have recently been...
  20. Wasted Abandon

    Wasted at St Joseph's Seminary - July 2014

    Hi guys, This is my very first post on this forum and I have to say this is by far my greatest explore yet. I hope you all enjoy looking at my photographs from St Joseph's Seminary. Let me know what you think. Full report here We woke up at 3am and made our...