Cellatex was a factory that specialised in the production of artificial silk. The company headquarters were based in the administration block of the premises.
Globe Mills were built in 1887-9 by the newly established Globe Worsted company of Slaithwaite in the Clone Valley near Huddersfield. The site is now being redeveloped.
Shoreham Works was established in 1883 to produce cement. The first ever Vickers Armstrong design of rotary kiln was installed in 1940s. The site closed in 1991.
The abandoned cooling tower of IM Power Plant in Belgium is huge and looks like a set from a Sci-Fi movie inside
Gigawatt power station opened in 1960s and grew to be Belgium’s largest thermal power plant. The now-decommissioned plant is seriously huge!
George Barnsley & Sons were the world’s largest producer of files and cutting tools for the shoemaking industry, based at the Cornish Works in Sheffield.
The Sanyo Electronics factory focussed on the manufacture of televisions of all shapes and sizes. It closed its doors in 2010 due to a fall in demand for traditional TV’s.
The Chocolate Works in York was built by Terry’s in 1924 and produced chocolates and other confectioneries until 2005, the grand staircase of the admin block still remains.
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.
A disused joinery factory and timber yard in Suffolk. The factory focused on mill work, producing window components and door cores.