Industrial & Commercial Sites

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Explore #206: Haut Fourneau B (HFB) steelworks and blast furnace, Belgium – May 2017

Explore #5 of the ‘Hot Filth Tour’ Morning two of our trip was some epic industrial griminess with this explore of a huge rusting iron and steelworks… History (rewritten from source information on wikipedia) The company which built the Haut Fourneau B integrated iron and steelworks dates back to the 1809 Fabrique de Fer d’Ougrée (Iron factory of Ougrée). Over the following century there were various mergers and takeovers with other local and regional producers. By 1914 the company was…

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Explore #205: Coke Works, Belgium – May 2017

Explore #4 of the ‘Hot Filth Tour’ We rounded off a great first day by having a late afternoon mooch around the remains of this derelict coke works. I’d spotted these intruiging looking buildings a couple of years previously when exploring The Blue Power Plant, but we had a Eurotunnel to catch so hadn’t time to investigate further. We began by having a nose inside this very dusty water tower… The light was a nightmare – either too dark to…

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Explores #204 and #204a (revisit): ‘Steampunk Commander’ powerplant, Belgium – May and August 2017

Explore #3 of the ‘Hot Filth Tour’ Crossing over into Belgium on Day One of our industrial-focussed exploring weekend, we made a quick stopover to see this picturesque little control room. Please excuse the uber-naff Urbex ‘codename’ for the location – nothing to do with me! History I’ve not been able to find any details directly, but according to other reports this was once a ‘turbo-jet’ powered plant. Its purpose was to enable very quick electricity generation to meet spikes…

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