Tag : Pipes

Redcar Steelworks Blast Furnace, Middlesbrough

Redcar Blast Furnace, Middlesbrough, UK

The Teeside Steelworks was a large producer of steel in Middlesbrough, UK. The blast furnace was the largest in the UK.

Scartho Baths Swimming Pool, Grimsby

Scartho Baths Swimming Pool, Grimsby

A behind-the-scenes look at a swimming pool in Grimsby that opened in 1962 and was popular until its closure in 2015.

Winnington Works, Brunner mond, ICI, Tata - Northwich

Winnington Soda Ash Works, Cheshire – Brunner Mond / ICI / Tata

A large industrial complex that manufactured soda-ash and other by-products. Established as Brunner Mond and later became ICI then Tata Chemicals.

Terre Rouge and Central Thermique, Luxembourg

Terre Rouge Silos and Central Thermique, Luxembourg

Terre Rouge was a large steel works in Luxembourg. The iron-ore silos remain with a nice reflection in the water below, and the sites power plant, Central Thermique remains.

Cockerill-Sambre Coke Works Power Station, Charleroi, Belgium

Cockerill-Sambre “Blue” Power Plant, Charleroi, Belgium

A power station for a large steel-works in Belgium with a huge array of turbines, all of differing ages and designs.

HF4 Blast Furnace, Charleroi, Belgium

HF4 Blast Furnace, Belgium

An abandoned blast furnace in Belgium with fantastic views from the top across the huge surrounding industrial site.

Belval Luxembourg Blast Furnace Night Climb

Belval Blast Furnaces, Luxembourg

A night climb of the restored blast furnaces at Belval in Luxembourg, before they open to the public.

British Celanese, Chemical Factory, Derby

British Celanese – Chemical Works, Spondon, UK

British Celanese was a chemical plant in Spondon near Derby, UK, specialising in cellulose acetate fabrics, nylon based material and vinyl acetate. The factory closed in 2012.

Spillers Millennium Mills London

Spillers Millennium Mills, London

Millennium Mills is a large abandoned flour mill on Royal Victoria Dock, London. Built at the turn of the 20th century, the building is the last remaining of it’s era in the area.

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.