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  1. Hiddenscotsman

    Report - Thornton Fever Hospital, Fife. May 2017

    This interesting find has had many uses but is still known to this day as a Fever Hospital. Opened in 1902 as a fever isolation hospital- treating illnesses such as scarlet fever, diphtheria and meningitis. The Fifeshire Typhoid epidemic in 1903 ensured that the hospital was full to capacity...
  2. S

    Report - Deserted Botanical Gardens - Kilcreggan - June 2019

    I am an amateur urban explorer and keen to discover more. The best site I have found so far is the Botanical Gardens I discovered in Kilcreggan, Scotland which I visited on 6/6/2019. I spent nearly 4 hours here exploring all the overgrown pathways and buildings but did not bump into a single...
  3. rjbains

    Question - Primary School In Scotland | 01.07.2019 |

    I came across this abandoned primary school whilst traveling from Birkwood Castle to Hartwood Hospital on some country roads in a little village. Real quiet place with no one around to even ask about it. I have no clue as to what the area was called though, stupid enough to not take note for...
  4. rjbains

    New Explorer! Big map to complete!

    Hola guys, so I'm new to reporting and also pretty new to exploring too. Saw a couple of buildings while driving on my travels and decided from the enjoyment of exploring them to plan a roadtrip to Scotland and hit some places up there. I'll be posting reports to show what I found, apologies if...
  5. Sammorris_42

    Report - Arts Guild Theatre, Greenock - June 2018

    Hi, i'm a long time lurker but i've finally decided to make my first report, I hope I do everything correct :) History This site was originally built as a swimming pool in 1881, until it closed in 1941 and was then bought over by the Greenock Arts Guild Ltd in 1946. In 1949 The Arts Guild...
  6. Dixon789

    General - South Queensferry Port Edger

    I am unsure on this but I have been told it's an abandoned MOD site. First spotted it 2 years ago but had never been in untill today. Got a early dart from work so went for a "wee wander" as they say up here!!
  7. B

    Newbie from the north!

    Hey guys, New to this from the north east of England, never done this before and looking to take the plunge, put my big boy pants on and start exploring! Looking for beginners tips, chats and fellow explorers from the north to possibly meet up! I'm super friendly, good banter and not a serial...
  8. David Connor

    Report - Ardeer ICI bomb shelters and surrounding areas.

    Once the site of a major ICI chemical works, Ardeer lies at the head of the Ardeer peninsula, now part of Stevenston, North Ayrshire, and was a dominant global supplier of explosives to the mining and quarrying industries and a major player in the design and development of products for the...
  9. Terminal Decline

    Report - Abbotshall School, Kirkcaldy, Scotland - January 2019

    History The first school was built in 1890 and designed by Robert Little. When the building was listed in 1996 it was used by Fife Council as employee development, social and community care training center. The second school situated further up the hill, adjacent to the original building was...
  10. C

    Report - Lochgilphead High School, October 2009

    Apologies for the picture quality, but I took these nearly nine-and-a-bit years ago with what was then cutting-edge phone camera technology! - My old high school, just before it was demolished:
  11. C

    Report - Perceton House (1968 extension) council offices, Irvine, Ayrshire. December 2018

    Hey folks, this is my first post on here, tho I've been an UrbEx-er for a good few years ;) Until about 9 years ago this used to be my head office ...drove past it a few weeks back, only to find it in the process of being demolished. Well, I couldn't miss the opportunity to "find" a way in to...
  12. E

    Report - Drove to Chernobyl!

    Hello! So me and Cameron enjoy exploring abandoned shit, explored a lot around the uk and drove to Berlin and explored some ww2 nazi training camps and a ww2 chemical factory which was also cool. In May we decided to go all out and drive from Scotland (Lockerbie) to Chernobyl..calling in at...
  13. A

    Report - Glen O'Dee Hospital, Banchory - August 2015

    Never got round to posting this, visit was about a year before some neds burnt the place. Had family and friends who lived just a short walk from this place, always wanted to pay a visit and glad I did before it went! It was quite trashed compared to early reports but still held a lot of...
  14. Urbanexploreslothian

    Report - Cummins Diesel Engine Factory - Shotts , Scotland

    Owned and specifically built for a corporation founded roughly 100 years ago that designs, manufactures, and distributes engines, filtration, and power generation products who also services engines and related equipment. This state of the art Diesel engine factory founded in the mid 1950’s...
  15. D

    Looking for some people to answer questions!

    Hi there, I am currently undergoing my final year of university, and i am an avid urban explorer, despite being new to the forum i have been exploring places in and around Scotland! I have chosen to write my dissertation on the the abandoned and desolate, i am looking for some other urban...
  16. Rebeka

    Report - Rosslynlee Hospital, Midlothian - October 2018

    History: Known originally as the Midlothian and Peebles District Asylum, it opened in 1874 to serve the landward parishes of Edinburgh and Midlothian. It became known as Rosslynlee because of its proximity to the local railway station. In 1948 it became part of the Board of Management of the...
  17. danielsmith

    Report - St. Peter's Seminary, Cardoss, Scotland - 2018

    A couple of weeks ago, I went up to Scotland to visit my Brother. He lives in Falkirk, about 23 miles from Edinburgh. Before I went, I looked for any abandoned places I could visit and came across St. Peter's Seminary in Cardross. Luckily it was about an hour's car ride from Falkirk so we...
  18. GreyFox

    Report - Carrongrove Remnants, Denny - SEPTEMBER 2018

    History Carrongrove Paper Mill sat on the banks of the River Carron in Denny, and was established by Gavin Glenny in 1825. The mill is no longer standing, having closed in 2005 and demolished in stages since. However, a short walk from the flattened site, into the woodlands, a couple small...
  19. Terminal Decline

    Report - Pilmuir works/ Dunlop Textiles, Dunfermline, June 2018

    History The Pilmuir works opened in 1849 and was extended over time to become one of the largest mills in the area. In 1860 there were 200 looms at the works, but this had grown to 700 looms by 1913. The mill was acquired by Dunlops in 1947 to weave tyre fabric and continued to do so before...
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