Tag : Staircase

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

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.

Grand Hotel Straubinger, Bad Gastein, Austria

Grand Hotel Straubinger, Bad Gastein, Austria

The Grand Hotel Straubinger was the largest hotel in Bad Gastein until its closure in 1999. The hotel has been disused ever since.

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.

Terme Tommasini, Italy

Terme Tommasini Hotel and Health Spa, Italy

Constructed in the 1920s, Terme Tommasini is a huge hotel in Italy that features a grand hall with marble columns and numerous health spa facilities and treatment rooms.

Old Royal High School / Parliament House, Edinburgh, Scotland

Old Royal High School / New Parliament House, Edinburgh, Scotland

The Neoclassical building in Edinburgh was constructed in the 1800s to house the Royal High School and since 1968 accommodated a debating chamber for the Scottish Parliament.

Station Hotel, Ayr

Station Hotel, Ayr, Scotland

The Station Hotel is a grand Victorian building, attached the railway station in Ayr town centre. The hotel has retained almost all of its original features inside and out.

Jordanhill College, Glasgow, Scotland

Jordanhill College, Glasgow, Scotland

The Jordanhill Campus is an historic estate in Glasgow, Scotland, and was the Faculty of Education of the University of Strathclyde until 2012.