• MOD

    Penhale Camp

    Penhale Camp, near Holywell Bay about six miles outside of Newquay originally developed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in 1939 as an emergency measure to train anti-aircraft gunners. Evidence of the gun sites, searchlight [...]
  • Night Life

    Millennium Nightclub

    The Gaumont Palace (Millennium Nightclub) in Union Street, Plymouth, opened in 1931. fluted columns and tiled foyers immediately attract attention whilst inside the auditorium a mighty Compton organ sits at a cost of over £6,000. [...]
  • Night Life

    Dance Academy

    The Palace Theater (Dance Academy) on Union Street, Plymouth for the Livermore Brothers in 1898 by the architects Wimperis and Arber as a Music Hall and Variety Theater and formed part of a development which [...]
  • Industry

    Ottermill Switchgear

    Ottermill Switchgear ​Attempting to revive the local economy, Sir George Yonge and Sir John Duntze, Members of Parliament and joint Lords of the Manor launched a scheme in 1788 to build a new manufactory at [...]
  • Transport

    Dartmoor Railway

    The Dartmoor Railway is a 15 1⁄2-mile (24.9 km) long railway line in Devon, England. From Crediton, the line parallels the Tarka Line to the site of the former Coleford Junction. Heading west, it then serves Sampford Courtenay, Okehampton and Meldon Quarry. in the past freight trains served the ballast quarry [...]
  • NHS

    Aalen House

    Aalen House is a small nursing home that is based in Okehampton It was vacated and residents were moved into units in Hatherleigh Entering was pretty straight forward and instantly the smell of decay hits [...]
  • MOD

    Predannack Down

    At the Bottom of an active RAF Predannack Down Runway lies loads of decommissioned planes and helicopters. At first, we thought we would have to deal with an MP with a gun but people just walked past us [...]
  • Hotels

    Seaton Heights Hotel

    Stepping into the Seaton Heights Hotel is like a time warp the interior is very old Much of the hotel has been trash by local youths with nothing better to do The reception seems the [...]
  • Tourist

    Dunblobbin Theme Park

    (Dunblobbin Theme Park) Whilst looking for explores online we came across Mr Blobby’s House . At first we couldn’t find it coming across numerous other parts of the “Dunblobbin Theme Park”. We head up a side path [...]
  • Industry

    Totnes Dairy

    The Brunel buildings (Totnes Dairy) used for various storage purposes including, during the early parts of the 20th century, as a warehouse for Symons Cyder. In 1934 the complex of buildings taken over by Daws [...]

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MOD

Penhale Camp

Penhale Camp, near Holywell Bay about six miles outside of Newquay originally developed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in 1939 as an emergency measure to train anti-aircraft gunners. Evidence of the gun sites, searchlight […]

Industry

Totnes Dairy

The Brunel buildings (Totnes Dairy) used for various storage purposes including, during the early parts of the 20th century, as a warehouse for Symons Cyder. In 1934 the complex of buildings taken over by Daws […]

MOD

Central Park Air Raid Shelter

Central Park Air Raid Shelter When war broke out in 1939, the character of Central park changed considerably it quickly turns into allotments for growing food, and space set aside air-raid shelters and a prisoner […]

Hotels

Torbay Berkeley Hotel

Closing in 2009 the Torbay Berkeley hotel has fallen on hard times when its previous owner died and the premises sold The site sits between a holiday camp and Housing Estate Entering through the reception […]

Industry

Torrington Dairy

Torrington Dairy Crest sits in Taddiport and was part of the dairy crest group. This site is huge and spans over two buildings, one for processing and the other was for distribution. A walk inside […]

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Houses

Glitterball House

After walking down a country footpath we spotted Glitterball House on the side. This sorry looking building has seen better days After climbing over a small bank of mud we were in the garden. Looking […]

NHS

Talgarth Asylum

On arriving the Talgarth Asylum we realized just how big the site was. We make our way around the different rooms and corridors taking pictures until a member of the group stepped on a floor […]

NHS

Denbigh Asylum

“Arriving at Denbigh Asylum we had to remain very cautious due to the hazardous conditions created by arsonists. Walking around here made us wish that we had snuck off when we visited here for Most […]

Outside Barrow Hill
NHS

Barrow Hill Hospital

Barrow Hill constructed between 1934 and 1937 under the supervision of architect Sir George Oatley of Bristol. Barrow took in patients in 1938 and officially opened a year later. after four months Barrow Hill was […]

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