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Lucchini Steel Works, Piombino, Italy

Lucchini Steel Works, Piombino, Italy

A steel works in Italy dating back to 1864 and rebuilt after the war, including coke ovens and rolling mills.

Ritz Cinema, Nuneaton

Ritz Cinema, Nuneaton

Opening in 1937, the Ritz cinema in Nuneaton features some excellent Grade II listed plasterwork interiors.

Guildhall, Police Station and Central Fire Station, Nottingham

Guildhall, Police Station and Central Fire Station, Nottingham

Former Magistrates’ court, police station and fire station, all in one grand 1880s building with a stunning entrance hall and Art Deco features

RAF Bentwaters, Suffolk, UK

RAF Bentwaters, Suffolk, UK

Ex-RAF and ex-USAF base which retains most of its buildings, hangars, etc and even has some aeroplanes and helicopters remaining on site.

Stora Enso Paper Mill, Corbehem, France

Stora Enso Paper Mill, Corbehem, France

Dating back to the 1920s, the industrial site in Corehem, France developed into a huge paper mill complex including several power stations.

Whitchurch Hospital / Cardiff City Asylum, Wales

Whitchurch Hospital / Cardiff City Asylum, Wales

Opening in 1908 the Cardiff City Asylum had space for 750 psychiatric patients. The hospital closed in 2016 after being deemed unsuitable for modern services.

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.

Brent Delta Oil Platform

Brent Delta Oil Production Platform

Brent Delta was one of four oil production platforms servicing the Brent oilfield off the coast of Scotland from 1977 until 2016.

Anderl Textile Mill, Austria

Anderl Textile Mill, Austria

An abandoned fabric mill in Austria with everything left in place including vintage spinning and weaving machinery.

Caterpillar, Gosselies, Belgium

Caterpillar Manufacturing Plant, Gosselies, Belgium

Opening in 1965 the Caterpillar plant in Gosselies, Belgium was a huge manufacturing plant. Excavators and parts were assembled until closure in 2016.