Walkers Classic Car Graveyard

Walkers looks to have been an old lumber supplier with various associated buildings and yard areas. The place is absolutely littered with old cards and lorries all left abandoned in barns which are less than watertight!  Looks like there was also a furnace on site with the brick built chimney still in situ. Some great…

Abandoned Boeing 747 300 Jet

Had an unrelated call here to look at some construction plant early this fine sunny Sunday morning and decided to go for a quick wander around the airfield afterwards after spotting a Boeing Jet dismantler is also based on the site! Theres a large cluster of 747’s in the bottom corner in various states of…

RAF Barnham Cold War Atomic Weapons Site

Having read about the key part that RAF Barnham played in Britain’s cold war nuclear deterrent I had to get down there and see it for myself and have to say as old military sites go this cold war beauty was absolutely fascinating… it really is a place where time has stood still and it…

St Gerrards Abandoned Childrens TB Hopital

History Father Hudson was a parish priest. He was assigned as secretary and administrator for The Birmingham Diocesan Rescue Society for the protection of homeless and friendless Catholic children. Created when poverty, deprivation and child labour was strife in 1902. St Gerald’s Hospital was built as an expansion for St Edwards boys and Catholic children…

Hoarders Abandoned House in the Woods

Hoarders House This is truly a house in the woods, abandoned quite some time ago and slowly collapsing in on itself. It has a sad story attached from what I have researched, residents were a professional pianist and his wife who sadly lost their son aged 6.  It really is a place where time has…

Mansfields derelict General Hospital

Mansfield Hospital The first purpose built hospital to serve Mansfield and Mansfield Woodhouse area was constructed in 1877 on land which was donated by the Duke of Portland. That building later became a public house, The Fourways Inn, situated at the junction of Butt Lane and Leeming Lane (A60). From 1882 a cottage hospital, offering…

Lancaster Lunatic Asylum

Lancaster Asylum The Lancaster County Lunatic Asylum and Lancaster County Mental Hospital, was a mental hospital in Lancashire, England, which closed in 2000 (the mental health departments may have left in 1991, but others remained). It was opened in 1816 in a building by architect Thomas Standen; a further building, known as “The Annexe” was opened…

Derelict Hermitage Mill

HermitageMill Hermitage Mill is a Grade II listed structure built by the 4th Duke of Portland. It started life as a cotton-spinning factory in 1803, and by 1848 was manufacturing high-quality embroidery thread for the world-renowned company, Taylor’s of Leicester. By 1894, hosiery manufacturers Samuel Eden & Son were leasing the mill, and eventually bought…