Piscine S, Belgium - September 2012

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Visited with BAJ The layout of this beautiful modernist building was based on an innovative concept: to combine different types of leisure infrastructure – in this case a swimming pool and a theatre – under the same roof. The grand staircase with a curtain wall was once the piece de résistance Read more

Newsome Mills, Huddersfield - September 2012

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Visited with Fudge and LeedsExplorer​ A good little mooch as part of our epic weekend of Yorkshire derp, always enjoy looking around mills and this was no exception. Whilst it's pretty far gone and there's not a huge amount to see, it's still nice. The ropey spiral staircase and clock tower was Read more

Megatron, Sheffield - September 2012

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Visited with BAJ, Fudge, Jazzywheelz and LeedsExplorer​ The city of Sheffield derives its name from the Sheaf; the river which was culverted beneath the city's streets in the 1860's. Until the 17th century the name Sheaf was written as Scheth or Sheath. Sidney Oldall Addy equates the origins of Read more

Bewl Water Overflow, Sussex - September 2012

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Visited with JasperB​ Bewl Water is a reservoir in the valley of the River Bewl (which is a tributary of the River Teise), straddling the boundary between Kent and East Sussex. It is about 4 km south of Lamberhurst, Kent, England. The reservoir was part of a project to increase supplies of water Read more

Hasard Cheratte, Belgium - September 2012

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Visited with BAJ, baronvon, demonhunter, Humpa, Scattergun, ruby h smith. We spent a good few hours wandering around this place, it's quite a strange place really with half of it built to look like some sort of castle and the rest being a rather drab looking concrete affair. There's not a huge Read more

Power Station IM, Belgium - September 2012

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Visited with BAJ, demonhunter, Humpa and ruby h smith. Another from our recent roadtrip around Belgium, this was something I'd really wanted to see, absolutely love industrial sites and this one is something really special. Me and BAJ arrived a few hours before the others so set about looking for Read more

Shoreham Cement Works, Shoreham - September 2012

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Visited with JasperB​ There has been a limestone quarry on this site since 1851, which in conjunction with the nearby Shoreham and Steyning Railway, brought about a large amount of rail based traffic to and from the site. However, the railway was closed to passenger traffic on 7th March 1966 and Read more