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  1. MK83

    Report - Camelot Theme Park - Charnock Richard - November 2020 (Probably last report, full demolition has begun)

    History - Opened in 1983 by Park Hall Leisure, it enticed both adults and children with the legend of King Arthur, his knights of the Round Table, and the wizard Merlin. And by the late 80s, the site's golden age had arrived after the opening of rides including Dragon Heights, Kingdom in the...
  2. MK83

    Report - Ormskirk Magistrates Court - Ormskirk - November 2020

    History - The court is a grade 11 listed building which opened in 1850. It served as both the magistrates court and the coroners court and also housed the local town constable. It closed down in 2016 and is due to be turned into an aparthotel. Explore - Visited this early last week as soon as...
  3. MK83

    Report - Josephine Butler House Care Home, Liverpool - November 2020

    History - Josephine Butler Nursing Home in South Liverpool was once the home of shipowner Gerrard Locket. The building was previously used as a Victorian residential cottage, before it was later converted into a care service for people with mental health issues. The nursing home is spread over...
  4. MK83

    Report - ST Peters Church, Bryn, Wigan - October 2020

    History - Opened in 1961 on the site of the original wooden church built in 1902. The Venerable Archdeacon Arthur White , who had been St Peter's first curate in 1909, laid the foundation stone on 17th September 1960. The new church was consecrated on the 16th August 1961 by the then Bishop of...
  5. rhiannx90

    Report - Horncliffe Mansion, Edenfield (my first explore!) 21-08-2019

    An historic Grade II listed mansion built by one of the region's richest industrialists. Originally built in 1869 by famous mill owner Henry Hardman, the iconic Horncliffe Mansion in Bury Road was previously home to a hotel, wedding venue and care home. Although access to the the inside of the...
  6. Webb7 Photography

    Report - Bludgeoned Bungalow - Northwich - July 2019

    History After visiting this building and coming out of the property, we got speaking to a couple of the locals and asked about the history of this place. Safe to say we were shock and surprised to find out the story behind this one. The couple who had owned this property had been together for...
  7. Webb7 Photography

    Report - WH Shaw Pallet Works - Diggle - July 2019

    History (Stolen from a previous report by @The Lone Ranger. Sorry not sorry ) 'By far the most impressive building in Diggle is the Dobcross Loom Works; built in 1860 and located on the Canal side of Huddersfield Road about 300 yards from the junction with Standedge Road. For 37 years until...
  8. Webb7 Photography

    Report - Ivy/Axe House Warrington - July 2019

    Thought I would check this place out as it is close to home. History stolen from EmmaUrbEx report Ivy House In 1901 Joseph Harrison, a retired bank manager, was living at Ivy House with his wife. By 1911 George and Elizabeth Dean, and their son William. George was born in Higher Walton and...
  9. Webb7 Photography

    Report - POW Camp Widnes/Warrington

    Visited this site over the weekend, access to the site is very easy no security. Not a bad visit and think I got some decent shots on this one. The site is very overgrown and unstable so if anyone visits I would advise to probably avoid the top floor as there are chunks missing out of it. There...
  10. Webb7 Photography

    Warrington, North West M/26

    Hi all, I've not long joined the site and looking for someone to possible go exploring with in and around the north west area. Can get around myself as have a car. Only posted once on here with a site I happened to come across was easy access and got some okay photos from the state of the building
  11. Webb7 Photography

    Lead or Rumour info - WH Shaw Pallet, Diggle.

    I believe the site is going to become a high school. Was wondering if anyone was aware when/if they have starred work on this by demolishing WH Shaw buildings. https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/saddleworth-school-plans-built-diggle-15904607 Tried looking...
  12. mikejpg

    Any good places or even any advice would be so helpful :)

    Hey guys, I’m new to this amazing site and just wondered if any knows of any good places or even just some good advice when exploring these abandoned places? From Liverpool but will literally travel anywhere within North West area. Will even travel further with some proper planning :)
  13. R

    Lead or Rumour info - House! Brook lane, Alderly Edge, Cheshire

    Whilst going about my travels at work, driving down the A34 in Alderley Edge i saw an old house right on the side of the road. Couldn't' tell too much from the glimpse i got apart from some of the roof tiles are missing. Taking a slight detour and looking a little closer, the house is...
  14. A

    Question - Belmont Bleaching works

    Has anyone been to Belmont bleach works ? We went twice and we're not sure if the camera system is automated as it only spoke to us after like 5 minutes of being detectes
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