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  1. snoided

    Report - Cocking Lime Works, West Sussex - June 2022

    Cocking Lime Works and Quarry, Cocking, West Sussex - June 2022 Nice and easy explore this one (assuming you take a look at a map rather than brazenly striding away from the path as we did), with a pleasant selection of cable elevators in the chalk and the main crusher/kilns also relatively...
  2. dansgas1000

    Report - Penallta Colliery, South Wales - August 2022

    Introduction I visited this and some other places on a short exploring trip around South Wales in summer last year. The main attraction for me was the main powerhouse and the headstocks so this report focuses more on these. I would have liked to have looked at the Bathhouse nearby though but as...
  3. dansgas1000

    Report - Cemaes Bay Brickworks, Anglesey - May 2022

    Introduction This is a place I wanted to tick off whilst on my North Wales exploring trip back in Spring. I wasn’t expecting much and although there isn’t much to it, I quite liked this place and I found some history on it so I thought it was report-worthy. History & Information Cemaes Bay...
  4. RustyJohn

    Report - Hilados Dusol S.A. - Spain (July 2022)

    (This report is a re-post from the ones that got lost a few weeks back) Ah, poor little 'local industry'... Northern Spain is dotted with towns that saw their growth or even birth thanks to an invention that became of widespread use at the turn of the 20th century: hydroelectric power. Over the...
  5. JakeV50

    New Mills Tin Works Remains, Gloucestershire : October 2022

    New Mills Tin Works Not a massive amount to say or see with this one, but I enjoyed it, and I'm pleased with the photos I got from here, so I'm sure it's worth a report. There are some fairly well ruined buildings in a little settlement called New Mills in Gloucestershire, it took quite a bit...
  6. K

    Report - The Shed at Ettrick Mill, Selkirk, September 21

    The Shed, built in the 1880s, was an extension to Ettrick Mill in Selkirk. Used as part of the local Tweed and fabric industry during an economic boom to the area, The Shed would have housed many looms all working constantly. As the industry declined gradually in the area, Ettrick Mill was one...
  7. Llama

    Report - Kingsnorth Coal Loading Jetty, River Medway - July 2020

    History: Kingsnorth Coal Loading Jetty in the River Medway, although officially named Oakham Ness Jetty, was built in 1964, as part of the construction for Kingsnorth Power station, which was to become operational 9 years later in 1973. The jetty itself was built 1.2 miles out into the estuary...
  8. Llama

    Report - Eggborough Power Station, North Yorkshire - February 2020

    Explored with @Ojay, @slayaaaa, @xplorer.x and @Terminal Decline History: Eggborough Power Station was a 2-gigawatt coal-fired generating plant in North Yorkshire, built between 1962 and 1970, and first began generating electricity in 1967 just before the completion of the site in 1970. The...
  9. Llama

    Report - Ferrybridge C Power Station, West Yorkshire - February 2020

    Explored with @slayaaaa, @Terminal Decline and @xplorer.x History: Ferrybridge Power Station in West Yorkshire was commissioned by the Central Electricity Generating Board and was built between 1962 and 1968. The ‘C’ Station was the third power station to be built at Ferrybridge. In addition to...
  10. Llama

    Report - CEMEX Floors Cement Plant, Rochester - January 2020

    "There's a camera up there, wonder if it's live?... oh yep! it just swivelled around towards us!" ... That soon sent us running. The CEMEX Floor Cement Plant in Halling, Rochester, was once one of the largest concrete production firms in Kent, creating a variety of concrete floors, bricks...