Tag : Historic

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

The Royal Hotel, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

The Royal Hotel, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

An historic hotel in Ashby that became a popular wedding venue. The hotel closed in 2018.

Harbour Chambers and Custom House, Dundee

Harbour Chambers and Custom House, Dundee, Scotland

Harbour Chambers and Custom House were the headquarters of the Dundee Port Authority. The Grade A listed building is now disused.

Greenwich Magistrates Court

Greenwich Magistrates’ Court, London

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

Tullis Russell's Markinch Power Station

Tullis Russell’s Markinch Power House, Fife, Scotland

Tullis Russel was a paper mill in Glenrothes, Scotland. The Markinch power station was built to provide electricity to the mill.

HFX Blast Furnaces and Steelworks, France

Florange Blast Furnaces (HFX) and Steel Works, France

A huge abandoned steel works in France with three blast furnaces and a railway station full of wagons.

Sunnyside Hospital / Montrose Asylum, Hillside, Scotland

Sunnyside Hospital / Montrose Asylum, Scotland

A Scottish asylum with plenty of interesting features remaining, including original cells, a nice hall and plenty of featureful corridors.

Wellington Rooms and Irish Centre, Liverpool

Wellington Rooms / Irish Centre, Liverpool

Opening in 1816 the Wellington Rooms was a subscription assembly room. Later becoming the Irish Centre before its closure in the 1990s.

The Black Turbines, Italy

The Black Turbines of Italy

The Black Turbines were the workhorses of an early hydroelectric power plant in Italy.

Grimsby Ice Factory

The Ice Factory, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, UK

The Grimsby Ice Factory was the largest producer of ice in the world. Compressors from the 1930s are still in place and are the oldest and largest example of such to remain.