Industrial buildings

Abandoned Insulation Board Factory

Written by  on March 13, 2022

This building turned out to be a much better explore than I’d expected. While many of the industrial buildings I’ve explored in the past were[...]

Abandoned Car Factory

Written by  on July 25, 2020

I tried to get into this place a few times before lockdown but was always unsuccessful due to travellers in the yard outside, gangs of teenagers, or[...]

Mill lade tunnel

Written by  on September 11, 2018

I hadn’t been planning on an explore at the weekend, but when my wife suggested we visit a certain town I remembered I’d always meant to look[...]

Abandoned Abattoir

Written by  on July 13, 2016

I’ve known about this place for a while, but I have to admit, as the sort of hypocrite who likes eating meat but would rather not think about where[...]

Abandoned Limestone Mine, Fife

Written by  on August 29, 2014

For this explore, I ventured into a disused mine for the first time – specifically, a limestone mine. In fact, there were several features of interest[...]

West Lothian: abandoned offices and derelict brickworks, July 2014

Written by  on July 1, 2014

For our first “proper” explore in several months (life has been getting in the way lately), my faithful exploring buddy and I had our sights[...]

Wilton Mills and Bristol Mill, December 2013

Written by  on December 1, 2013

The Scottish Borders have been known for their textile industry for hundreds of years now. A number of imposing old mill buildings survive in the region’s[...]

Gray, Dunn & co. Biscuit Factory, October 2013

Written by  on October 1, 2013

We explored the Gray, Dunn & Co. factory after a frustrating morning of failure at another site. (I won’t say where because I’m still hoping[...]

Shrubhill Tram Depot, June 2013

Written by  on June 3, 2013

Anyone who’s been to Edinburgh in the last 5 years couldn’t have failed to notice the mayhem caused by the new tram “system” being[...]