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Conditioning House. Yorkshire. February 2016.

ACID-REFLUX

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Bradford Conditioning House was built by the Bradford Corporation following a special act of parliament to quality check & control the moisture content of Wool by means of laboratory examination and certify their true weight and length.

 The purpose built building was designed by F Wild who  died in 1901 and never saw his plans come to completion. It was the only such one of its kind in this country.

 The structure was erected over four-storeys and basement around 3 sides of an open court and opened in 1902

 The Grade II-listed building (achieved in August 1983) lies forgotten & derelict since it closed in the late 80’s. In 1990, there were plans to transform the building into a hotel and conference centre. Six years on, permission was granted to convert it into commercial offices but nothing has happened up to the present time, apart from continuing it"s steady demise from the elements :(

Anyone that"s visited here over the years has i"m sure, gained considerable insight into the many forms of Rot that affects Wood and it"s lack of ability once so affected too support an adults weight   I think this must be high up on the list of "Most Rotten Building" that"s actually still standing ....for now.

Anyhow, after having a drive around Bradford checking on a few sites in the rain, i thought why attempt to try & kill myself & what better way too go to Hell than through the "Conditioning House" floor (sorry A-R Fan Club members, i survived) 

I can honestly say it"s the only site i"ve done in Bradford where i"ve not had to worry about "Druggies" or wading through 6" of needles & associated drugs crap! TBH they"re the last things you worry about inside here, constantly thinking your"e about to take the express elevator down a few floors without warning 

If it wasn"t for the fear of falling through it would have been a relaxed mooch about, but even though i only managed to go through the flooring twice it was enough too ruin the experience slightly :)  

 Unfortunately the building was cleared of most things years ago (i was hoping to come across an old rusty bed, but luck wasn"t on my side) so you"re limited pics wise i suppose, with the majority of interesting bits being in the lower levels in the darkness (not that i don"t find the top half interesting, because i do) so everything had to be lit up as you would expect (hence the weird coloration)

One of the few buildings where the Warning signs actually tell the truth........guaranteed  :eek:

Hope it"s not too pic heavy ? And as always thanks for looking  

PS single shot RAW pics  (y)























































 
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Nice pics there m8ty. Love the old Bridge walkways. Sounds like you did a indie type explore lol. Great stuff m8ty. Thx for report and pics 

 

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Nice mate, tried this place a few months back and it seemed all locked up.

Plenty of signage in there, cant beat it (y)

 

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Very nice mate it looks like a impressive place even when your stood on the pavement outside, top marks for managing the dodgy climb! Never heard of the A-R fan club :D

 
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Some nice details left there mate :)

 

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Nice pics there m8ty. Love the old Bridge walkways. Sounds like you did a indie type explore lol. Great stuff m8ty. Thx for report and pics 

Cheers Matey  (y)

The classic money shot from here & yes too the above  :eek:

 

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Very nice mate it looks like a impressive place even when your stood on the pavement outside, top marks for managing the dodgy climb! Never heard of the A-R fan club :D

While you"re stood on the pavement looking over your shoulder watching the Druggies sneaking about you mean  :eek:

Thanks mate  (y)

Never heard of the A-R fan club? ......It"s a restricted membership Club that certain 28DL members started up in my honour  (y)

 

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Really like the look of this and nicely captured. Another once grand building left to rot, literally by the sound of it <_<  

 

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Really like the look of this and nicely captured. Another once grand building left to rot, literally by the sound of it <_<  

Thanks mate  (y)

Purely because the leads been removed as most of the roof tiles seemed intact....usual thing. didn"t see any Woodworm though there"s no wood left to eat  :)

 

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You and rotting floors really don't mix mate :D  Nicely captured, some really decent bits and pieces left in there and still remarkably clean (no graff at least) despite how long it's been rotting for. Good place to escape the druggies by the sound of it

 

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Having been in here now, i know what you mean about express elevator. lol

 

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Nicely done Mr (y)  

I love how it says Conditioning house on the outside, very nice building externally and in. 

The inside has a lot to offer too, those walkways are pretty cool. Colours come out real well :)

:comp  

 

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Nice shots man :)  

Cheers mate  (y)

You and rotting floors really don't mix mate :D  Nicely captured, some really decent bits and pieces left in there and still remarkably clean (no graff at least) despite how long it's been rotting for. Good place to escape the druggies by the sound of it

Cheers matey  (y)

I was told once Druggies won"t climb  :confused:  Now whether that"s Druggies won"t climb over Razor Wire into a rotten box i"m not sure  :)  But luckily there are easier too access, Drug Pits across the road  :zombie

Having been in here now, i know what you mean about express elevator. lol

Yeah it"s a real Sphincter twitching kind of place isn"t it  :jump

Nicely done Mr (y)  

I love how it says Conditioning house on the outside, very nice building externally and in. 

The inside has a lot to offer too, those walkways are pretty cool. Colours come out real well :)

:comp  

Cheers Babe  (y)

Can"t miss the Conditioning House name, but who knew what it did especially as it was a unique building.#

It"s all about the Walkways  :)  It"s a pity all the glass has been broken out of the roof section now, but at least it"s a little safer to walk under when it"s windy, until you get inside  :Gulp:

 

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Looking good, I still need to do this. Those walkways look great.

 

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Some lovely decay here and nice crisp shots too mate (y)

I like that last shot of the walkways the most :)  

 
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