Category : Urban Exploring

Bass Maltings, Sleaford

Bass Maltings, Sleaford

The Bass Maltings in Sleaford opened in the early 20th century and the dominating buildings were used for six decades to produce malt from grain for the production of beer.

Y Heulog Farmhouse

Y Heulog Farmhouse, Wales

A little abandoned farmhouse in Wales, with plenty of items left over hinting at the lives the previous occupants lived.

Teddy Bears Day Nursery at St John’s Asylum, Lincoln

The Nursery at St John’s Asylum is a well preserved section of the hospital with minimal decay and leftover toys and other items, and even kids paintings on the walls.

St John’s Hospital aka County Pauper Lunatic Asylum, Lincoln

St John’s Hospital aka County Pauper Lunatic Asylum, Lincoln

St John’s Asylum in Bracebridge Heath was a mental asylum built in 1852. The grand Italian style building is now a shell of its former greatness.

Jeld Wen Joinery Factory and Timber Yard, Suffolk

A disused joinery factory and timber yard in Suffolk. The factory focused on mill work, producing window components and door cores.

RAF Kirton in Lindsey, North Lincolnshire

RAF Kirton in Lindsey, North Lincolnshire

RAF Kirton Lindsey was opened in the 1940’s. The site was passed between various administrations and finally closed in 2013. Iraq maps and other paperwork hint at its former use.

Silverlands Orphanage, Chertsey

Silverlands Orphanage, Chertsey

The nineteenth century orphanage was a home for up to 60 children. It has never re-opened after a multi-million pound refurbishment and is now falling into decay.

Wallerscote Island Soda Ash Works, Winnington

Wallerscote Island Soda Ash Works, Winnington

The Wallerscote Works in Northwich is a live industrial site, the running machinery makes for an interesting explore, and the sites lighting makes for some great pictures.

Mundesley Sanatorium, Norfolk, UK

Mundesley Sanatorium, Norfolk, UK

Mundesley Hospital was an open-air sanatorium for the treatment of tuberculosis.

Stones’ Cannon Brewery, Sheffield

Stones’ Cannon Brewery, Sheffield

The Cannon Brewery in Sheffield was established in 1838 and acquired by William Stones in 1912. Stones bitter was brewed at Cannon until its closure in 1999.