St Cadoc's Hospital, Caerleon - December 2016

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Visited with Humpa Saint Cadoc's Hospital (Welsh: Ysbyty Sant Cadog) is located in Caerleon on the northern outskirts of the city of Newport. The building was designed by Alfred J. Wood FRIBA, London and named after Saint Cadoc. Saint Cadoc's church is located in the town. The hospital, which Read more

Tower Colliery, Glamorgan - December 2016

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Visited with Humpa There's been various reports from this place covering it pretty well, so nothing really new to add. We had a really nice relaxed morning wandering around, bumped into the security chap almost immediately but he was a good guy and was happy for us to have a look around which was Read more

Thoresby Colliery (Part 2), Nottinghamshire - September 2016

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Visited with JasperB and Humpa Went back again recently with JasperB as she was working last time around. We managed to get around to a few more bits, glad that we managed to get one of the two headstocks done. The only way we found of doing the other was incompatible with my bone structure Read more

Thoresby Colliery, Nottinghamshire - September 2016

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Visited with Humpa. Bit late to the party on this one, I'd been wanting to come back since making a passing visit whilst the place was still operating in 2014. Plenty of things got in the way of visiting but finally I got around to it. Almost too late really, demolition is well under way, they even Read more

Anglesey Aluminium - August 2016

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Visited with Humpa Anglesey Aluminium Metal Ltd, which shut down on 30 September 2009, was a joint venture between the Rio Tinto Group and Kaiser Aluminum. Its aluminium smelter, located on the outskirts of Holyhead, was one of the largest employers in North Wales, with 540 staff members, and began Read more

Shelton Hospital, Shrewsbury - June 2016

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Shelton Hospital was a hospital specialising in mental health, located in Shelton, Shrewsbury, close to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. The hospital opened in 1845 as the Shropshire and Montgomery County Asylum with an official capacity of 60 patients although already, on opening, having 104. The Read more