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    Report - Murray Royal Hospital, Perth - June 2021

    First opening its doors in 1828, the James Murray Lunatic Asylum is an astounding building. Over the decades, the asylum was expanded as it succeeded as an establishment. In 1948 it became part of the NHS, however by the 80s, such a large building was no longer needed and it slowly went into...
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    Report - East Fortune Hospital, June 2021

    Fantastic wee hospital! The place was built in 1922 and at the outbreak of WW2 assisted the RAF base nearby. After the war it converted to a tuberculosis sanitorium but as cases of TB in Scotland started to drop it was decided to be used as a clinic to help the mentally handicapped from the mid...
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    Report - Bristol Mill, Galashiels, May2021

    Bristol Mill on the North Eastern end of Galashiels, Scotland, was a wool mill first built in 1885. Throughout the 20th century the mill changed owners but always used for wool and yarn until it finally closed in 1998. Tweed wool was a huge industry for the area and so really helped to generate...
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    Report - St Aidans Hospital, Gattonside - April 2021

    Reposting because I think I posted this in the wrong place first time! Sorry if seeming like spam! First report so please be kind haha! St Aidans was built in the 1820s by Sir Adam Ferguson, a close friend of Sir Walter Scott, and then expanded upon by George Bainbridge. The house had several...
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    Hello

    Hey new to this site and thought I’d introduce myself. I live in Scotland and I have had an interest in exploring abandoned buildings for a number of years especially finding out the history behind the hospitals and asylums. Throughout the past year with all the lockdowns etc I haven’t really...
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    Report - Kinbrace ROC, Highland, Scotland - September 2019

    Kinbrace Royal Observer Corps (ROC) post opened in 1959 and closed in 1991 (according to subbrit.org.uk). Kinbrace is Post 16 within 30 Group ROC headquartered in Inverness (King Duncan's Road). Observation Lieutenant MacDonald was responsible for this post along with Melvich (15), Altnaharra...
  7. PigDogUrbex

    Glasgow District Court Hall - Nov 2020

    Had a look and nobody seems to have posted? I do enjoy explores with some kind of niche purpose as they differential themselves from the norm a bit more.. The site is multistoried including a basement sub level, court hall and jail cells. I would say around 1/4 of the building is too dangerous...
  8. LochlanMcIverPhotography

    Report - Rosslynlee Hospital, Roslin - Oct 2020

    Short wee visit to the hospital.
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    Heyo, Said The Northener in the South

    Hey Everyone, I'm Skelly, Sam Whatever you wish to call me. I've explored a handful of sites on my travels so far but still feel new to the game, previously it's always been I notice something i have a look, but now i'm getting the search and seek bug haha. I'm an aircraft engineer who's...
  10. Rebeka

    Finance House, Edinburgh, UK. August 2020

    The explore: This is a really exciting hidden gem, as there aren't a lot of reports about it. Surprisingly though, it was very easy to access and there was a lot to explore. We spent a good few hours here. We went back in a few days after our visit, and found the place in total mess, with a lot...
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    Report - Nigg Ferry Hotel

    Hi all, I don't think I've ever actually added anything here, rather, I've been looking for sites to explore but, I have been out n about, here n there over the last year or so, so, I thought I'd add some phots etc. I worked on a contract last year that took me from S Wales to N Scotland, well...
  12. Webb7 Photography

    Report - The Mains, Highlands Scotland - April 2020

    A time capsule cottage sitting away from civilisation. As usual it's always difficult to find any information from any of these properties. Everything inside the property is very dated. There is not even electricity to the cottage itself, it's all gas operated from the lights to the irons. There...
  13. Hypnomoomin

    Report - East Fortune Hospital, East Lothian - July 2020

    Hi, new here but had a love for exploring for a good few years now. Hope this first report is ok. Have tried to include everything I can think of and not too pic heavy I hope. Thanks A little about the hospital In 1922 several buildings and an area of land were used to create East Fortune...
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    Report - Inverclyde Air Raid Shelter, Port Glasgow- July 2020

    The History: Built by the Birkmyre family, this was the largest privately owned air raid shelter in the UK and it was used by the workers at the nearby ropeworks. It measures almost 600m in length with the tunnels approximately 10 feet wide and 7 feet tall when they are not flooded with mud and...
  15. laraaaaaa

    Hello from Scotland - Glasgow/Edinburgh/Perth/Inverness

    Hellooo! ✨ I don't really know if i'm supposed to say something here, but I'm just going to introduce myself; my names Lara, I don't know if you can tell by the title but i move around a lot, and I stumbled across this place while looking for abandoned sites around Glasgow-Edinburgh-Perth...
  16. VaeVictis

    Report - Abandoned military accommodation, Hoy, Orkney Islands - September 2018

    Hi all, New here, so this is a retrospective from a few years ago, doubt it has changed too much since then though! The island of Hoy has a large amount of disused buildings stemming from the bases and ships stationed here during WW2 and the early post-war period, which have since been...
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    Report - First Exploration to Newmiln House Hotel - Perth

    Hey! I am relatively new to the whole Urban Exploring thing but have always been interested in derelict/ abandoned buildings, so after doing some research I came across Newmiln House and decided I wanted to go explore with friends. So we drove to Perth and found a near by village to park in...
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    Report - Lloyds Bank offices, Edinburgh - February 2020

    The explore This was a fun one for sure. After doing a bit of research on sites in Edinburgh I set off, this being the only one I could get into. I was surprised by the fact nobody had explored it before considering it was a pretty big one and had been lying empty for a while. It was an...
  19. Dixon789

    Report - Dunaskin brickworks

    Quick explore while working in the area. This site is well documented, here is an extract from theviewfromthenorth.org. "In 1848 the Dalmellington Iron Co opened a large ironworks at Dunaskin near Dalmellington. The works flourished into the twentieth century, but by 1921 had become obsolete...
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    Report - Cawdor ROC Post, Nairnshire/Highlands and Islands - January 2020

    Date of visit: 11/01/2020 Apologies in advance for the possibly awful photos. I don't have a fancy camera, just my phone and this is my first "documented" exploration into something other than a few Pillboxes and abandoned houses.) Information provided by Subbrit.org Post opened: 1960 Post...
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