1. Welcome to 28DaysLater.co.uk - 28DL - The UK Urban Exploring / Urban Exploration / Urbex Forums.

    Asylums and Hospitals, High Stuff, Industrial, Leisure Sites, Residential Sites, Military Sites, Mines and Quarries, ROC Posts, Theatres and Cinemas, Draining, Underground Sites, European and International Sites, Leads, Rumours and News, Kit, Clothing, Equipment, Photography and Video sections plus a lot more.

    Please feel free to browse this website as a guest. Creating an account removes some ads, allows you to post replies, start new topics and threads, and gives you access to more features including bookmarking, live chat, messaging and notification systems.

    Create an account | Login | Request new password

Report - International Hotel - Leicester - August 2013

Discussion in 'Leisure Sites' started by JuJu, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. JuJu

    JuJu 28DL Regular User
    Regular User

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2012
    Messages:
    158
    Likes Received:
    8
    Visited with: King Mongoose, Baz, Dweeb, Cat V Style, NightVision, Pom, RichPDG

    Originally this building was Freeman Hardy and Wills shoe factory, it was constructed in 1850 and was sold to Sears in 1929 -- Sears also owned British Shoe Corporation which is also based in Leicester. Unfortunately the original building was badly damaged in the Second World War.

    During the 1970's this site was re-built and became a hotel, after its closure it was used for a time to house asylum seekers until it became unsafe.

    This building received conditional approval in 2011 to be redeveloped into a 454 bed student accommodation block; alongside this there was a planned cafe/restaurant, creative workspace and office space, even possibly a gym. At the moment it appears work has been postponed although the site office and paraphernalia are still there.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     

    Remove this ad by donating or subscribing.

Draft saved Draft deleted
Loading...

Users Who Have Read This Thread (Total: 0)

Share This Page

Remove this ad by creating an account and logging in