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  1. Wherever I may Roam

    Victoria "Dockers" Clock (6 sided) Liverpool - Visited Oct 09 - Nov 2013

    The Victoria Tower was designed by Jesse Hartley and completed in 1848. It was known as the Dockers' Clock. Its six clock faces allowed sailors to make sure their timepieces were correctly set as they headed off to sea, and a bell in the tower warned of fog or high tides. It is constructed of...
  2. Wherever I may Roam

    D. & P. Watson Ltd - Liverpool - Visited March 2010 - Nov 2013

    Company Profile taken off the net- Founded in 1961 DP Watson Limited are a firm of Machine Knife Grinders, Printers Sundry Suppliers and Printers Engineers. Based in Liverpool, we call on over 800 customers a week throughout the North of England giving regular collection and delivery for our...
  3. Wherever I may Roam

    Albion Mill/leisure Centre - Blackburn - Visited March 2010 - Nov 2013

    Built in 1856 by George Whiteley,a spinning & weaving mill closed in 1975,also used as a leisure centre at one point..more info here..
  4. Wherever I may Roam

    Bascule Bridge - Liverpool - Visited Sept 2010 - Nov 2013

    History of net.. A bascule bridge is a moveable bridge with a counterweight that continuously balances the span, or "leaf," throughout the entire upward swing in providing clearance for boat traffic. Bascule is a French term for seesaw and balance, and bascule bridges operate along the same...
  5. bango

    Pilkington Glass Factory, Doncaster - (Visited Nov 2012) - Nov 2013

    [CENTER]A group of us went up north to have a got at this one last year, was taken aback by the sheer size of the place! We hit the main part of the factory just as the sun was setting and it made for some amazing lighting. Here's some history i found on the place but i really can remember...
  6. Wherever I may Roam

    Victoria/Waterloo Tunnel - Liverpool - Visited July 2010 - Nov 2013

    Taken from Liverpool Wiki. This is one tunnel that changes its name along its run, however the whole tunnel is generally known as the Waterloo tunnel. An open cutting is the linking point of the two tunnels. The Victoria tunnel runs from Edge Hill in the east to the Byrom Street Cutting. The...
  7. Wherever I may Roam

    Views From The Top Of Liverpool Catherdral - visited April 09 - Nov 2013

    These pics were taken on the rooftop of the catherdral,great views of liverpool city centre,nice day for it as well!! taken on my old compact.. thanks..
  8. Wherever I may Roam

    Triumph Graveyard - Appelton - Visited Aug 2010 - Nov 2013.

    Thought i'd throw a bit of history up about the The Triumph Motor Company. (stolen off the net) The Triumph Motor Company was a British motor manufacturer. The Triumph marque is currently owned by BMW. The marque had its origins in 1885 when Siegfried Bettmann (1863–1951) and Moritz...
  9. Wherever I may Roam

    Old bridewell (studios) Liverpool - Visited Sept 2010 - Nov 2013.

    In 1976 a small group of artists rented a derelict police station and established Bridewell Studios. Art Space Merseyside Ltd was formed in 1981 as a not-for-profit organisation, and with the demise of Merseyside County Council the artists secured a loan to buy the property. Built around 1846...
  10. Wherever I may Roam

    Crosshall Street Chapel - Liverpool - Visited August 2011 - Nov 2013.

    Info pinched off net.. Built in 1880 as Victoria Calvanistic Methodist Church but was sold to Liverpool Corporation in 1920. 1878: Foundation stone of a new Welsh Calvanistic chapel in Crosshall street, laid by John ROBERT'S esq M.P. in lieu of Pall mall chapel which was built in 1787 and...
  11. Wherever I may Roam

    Toxteth Park Chapel - Liverpool - Visited Feb 2010 - Nov 2013.

    Some history i found on the net.. THE INCEPTION OF TOXTETH PARK CEMETERY The "Burial Board" of Toxteth Park initially purchased thirty acres of land, from The Earl of Sefton, at a cost of around £15.000, approximately £850.000 in todays money . William Gay of Bradford was charged with...
  12. Wherever I may Roam

    St.Cyprian's Church - Liverpool - Visited July 2010 - Nov 2013.

    Sadly at the moment i can't find much history on this Church, only that it was designed by Culshaw & Summers in 1881. I think it closed around about 2008 & i dont think it is listed,which is a shame. The whole area is up for major regenaration.. Report from LIVERPOOL ECHO- HOME...
  13. Silent Hill

    High Royd's Hospital. Menston. Leeds. Visited this milleniumm 2013

    High Royd's was a former psychiatric hospital which was opened on the 8th of October 1888 as the West Riding Pauper Lunatics Asylum, and designed by the then revered architect J. Vickers Edwards. It was designed on the broad arrow plan. The Victorians liked all things symmetrical :wink...
  14. The Elusive

    Marchington, visited 2013

    I know this place has been done, Do you rememebr the first time you got your dslr and you ignored the auto and spent more time faffin than photos??? Yup that was this explore... Not the hardest entry in the world.. still open btw :) The light in this place was awesome, even though there...