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

NT Frost Electroplating, Birmingham - January 2015

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Visited with JasperB and bumped into Clebby and his mate.‚Äč A good one to start the year off with, nice meeting Clebby too, always good to put a face to a name. This place is the result of an amalgamation of 3 or more once separate factories, as a result there is a mishmash of different Read more

New Years Eve in London - December 2014

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Visited with various other explorers. I had been meaning to do something on New Years Eve for some years, finally this year I managed to get out and about in London. Read more

Woolton Hall, Liverpool - December 2014

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Visited with BAJ and DemonHunter. Woolton Hall is a Grade 1 Listed property built in the early 18th century. The hall and associated grounds extend to some 1.59ha (3.92 acres). In 1972 a 5 storey accommodation block for the convent was erected in the grounds. The hall and convent block are now Read more
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