Tag : Tower

Zeche HR, Germany

Zeche HR, Germany

Zeche HR was a mine in Germany with an amazing bathhouse full of baskets, and features a huge hammerhead winding tower. There’s also an elephant!

Lucchini Steel Works, Piombino, Italy

Lucchini Steel Works, Piombino, Italy

A steel works in Italy dating back to 1864 and rebuilt after the war, including coke ovens and rolling mills.

Battenhall Mount / St. Mary's Convent School

Battenhall Mount (former St Mary’s Convent School), Worcester

An abandoned Roman Catholic school with impressive original Italian style features as well as classrooms.

Kellingley Colliery Coal Mine, Yorkshire

Kellingley Colliery, Yorkshire, UK

Kellingley Colliery was the last deep-level coal mine in the UK. It’s closure in December 2015 marked an end for the UK coal industry.

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.

Royal Aircraft Establishment RAE Bedford, Thurleigh

RAE Bedford Wind Tunnel Site, Thurleigh, UK

A former aircraft testing and development establishment where huge wind tunnels were used.

Buzludzha Bulgaria

Buzludzha, Communist Headquarters Monument, Bulgaria

The now abandoned House of the Bulgarian Communist Party was built as a monument of the Bulgarian Social Democratic Party atop Buzludzha Mountain

London City Rooftops January 2015

London – City Rooftops January 2015

A couple of London Rooftops – the first at Canary Wharf overlooking the famous financial district and the second up a 36 storey tower with a good view of the city.

High Royds Asylum, Menston, Yorkshire, UK

High Royds Psychiatric Hospital, West Yorkshire, UK

The administration building of High Royds Asylum in Yorkshire, England was built with particular splendour and features intricate mosaic floor tiles.

Climbing A Tower Crane

Towering High – Climbing a Tower Crane, UK

Climbing to the top of a tower crane, high above a building site somewhere in the UK, to take in the views in all directions.