Tag : Swimming Pool

Glenmaroon and Knockmaroon House, Dublin, Ireland

Glenmaroon and Knockmaroon House, Dublin, Ireland

The former residence of Arthur Guinness, featuring grand wood panelling and staircases, stained glass windows and even a swimming pool.

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.

Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, UK

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital was founded in 1914. A new hospital was built in 2015 to replace the old buildings so we had a look around while they moved out.

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.

Buxton Crescent Mineral Spa Baths

Buxton Crescent Hotel and Spa Baths, UK

A Georgian hotel and spa bath facility that closed a while ago. The development is now undergoing renovation.

Royal Naval Hospital Haslar aka Serenity Hospital

Royal Naval Hospital Haslar, Gosport, UK

The Royal Hospital Haslar was the largest hospital in England. It had a long and distinguished history serving military personnel, and later civilians. The site closed in 2009.

Wünsdorf, Haus Der Offiziere

Haus Der Offiziere, Wünsdorf, Germany

The town of Wünsdorf was the headquarters of the Soviet forces in East Germany, and was the largest military base in Europe.

Crookham Court

Crookham Court School, Berkshire

Crookham Court is a manor house built around 1850. The house had many uses over the years, including use as a family home and as a school until it’s closure in the 1990s.

Latvian Consulate, Chorley

Latvian Consulate, Chorley, Lancashire

The former Latvian Consulate Building in Chorley underwent extensive renovation in 2005 to develop the property into the home of the consul to Latvia.