Category : Municipal & Military

HMP Holloway Prison London

HM Prison Holloway, London

HMP Holloway was the largest women’s only prison in Europe until its closure in 2016. Rebuilt in the 1970s, the prison’s design was recognised as a failure.

Old Royal High School / Parliament House, Edinburgh, Scotland

Old Royal High School / New Parliament House, Edinburgh, Scotland

The Neoclassical building in Edinburgh was constructed in the 1800s to house the Royal High School and since 1968 accommodated a debating chamber for the Scottish Parliament.

Jordanhill College, Glasgow, Scotland

Jordanhill College, Glasgow, Scotland

The Jordanhill Campus is an historic estate in Glasgow, Scotland, and was the Faculty of Education of the University of Strathclyde until 2012.

Greenwich Magistrates Court

Greenwich Magistrates’ Court, London

A courthouse in London that opened in 1909 with many original features still remaining

Burton upon Trent County Court

Former County Court, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire

A Victorian courthouse in Burton Upon Trent featuring a double height courtroom with nice windows

Battenhall Mount / St. Mary's Convent School

Battenhall Mount (former St Mary’s Convent School), Worcester

An abandoned Roman Catholic school with impressive original Italian style features as well as classrooms.

St John the Baptist School, Wigan

St. John the Baptist CofE Primary School, New Springs, Wigan

A Church of England school for infants and juniors that closed in 2004. The school has stood empty ever since and now has lots of natural decay.

Coal Exchange, Cardiff

Coal Exchange, Cardiff, Wales

The Coal Exchange is a grand building in Cardiff with a huge carved-wood trading hall and ornate features, where businessmen would negotiate the trading of coal.

Holly Lodge Girls College, Liverpool

Holly Lodge Girls’ College, Liverpool

A college in Liverpool that started out as a large house and was subsequently extended. The college closed in 2015 and was used as a film set.

CDC Chambre de Commerce, Antwerp, Belgium

CDC – Chambre De Commerce, Stock Exchange, Antwerp, Belgium

The amazing Chambre De Commerce was the home to Antwerp’s stock exchange until its closure in 1997