Industrial & Commercial Sites

Drone Mavic Pro Aerial from above Ardeer Power Station ICI Nobel Scotland Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Access 2018 Abandoned decay ruins lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Explore #227: Ardeer Power Station, ICI Nobel, Scotland – September 2018

Explore #5 of the ‘North of The Wall’ Tour Day Two After a very comfortable night’s sleep wild camping on the Ayrshire coast, we packed up our tents and made our way to this slice of decaying industrial goodness… History The power station was built post war during the 1950s to provide power to the ICI Nobel chemicals plant, with a stated output capacity of 16MW from two Bruce Peebles and Co steam-powered turbines. The station closed in the early…

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Explore #215: ‘Lady in Red’ Control Room, France – August 2017

Explore #7 of the ‘Greased Otters Tour’ Please excuse the cringeworthy Urbex codename, not of my doing… History This control room is all that now remains of a former gas and oil-fired power plant, built in the early 2000s to power a paper mill next door. The mill once boasted a production output of 330,00 tonnes of paper per annum, employing almost 350 staff. Production declined during the 2010s, and after failing to sell the site it was closed down…

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Explore #214: Usine Skeleton aka la farandole des morts, Belgium – August 2017

Explore #6 of ‘The Greased Otters Tour’. Time for something a little different, but hopefully still visually interesting… History This site was a printing and publishing company, originally run in a nearby city from the end of the 19th century, but relocated and expanded at this location behind the family’s home in 1935. Over time the focus of the business moved from postcards and photographs to more commercial printing, such as labels. Between 1948 and 1976 ownership passed into the…

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