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Turbine Lostock Power Station Plant Northwich Industrial Industry infiltration Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration 2015 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Explore #150: Lostock Power Station, Northwich – December 2015

When visiting the in-laws for Christmas, I took the opportunity to duck out on what turned out to be a cold and rainy Boxing Day for a couple of nearby explores – complete with a turkey sandwich packed lunch! First up was the decaying remains of an old coal-fired power station… History (amended and expanded upon from others’ reports on urbex forums, apologies but I haven’t been able to trace the original author) The Site was originally owned by Bowman…

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Control room dials light painting RAF Neatished Norfolk R12 bunker Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration 2015 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Explore #141 – RAF Neatished R12 Bunker, Norfolk (permission visit) – September 2015

When some local explorers arranged a permission visit to this hidden piece of military heritage I jumped at the chance to tag along – thanks guys! History (abridged and amended from wiki) RRH Neatishead is a Royal Air Force Remote Radar Head (RRH) in Norfolk. Established during WWII its primary function was as a Control and Reporting Centre (CRC) for the south of the UK, forming part of the Air Surveillance And Control System (ASACS) and the wider NATO air…

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Office Robert Fletcher and Son paper mill Greenfield Oldham Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration 2015 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Explore #135: Robert Fletcher and Son Limited paper mill, Greenfield, Oldham, UK – July 2015

History (also partly including abridged and rewritten histories from here and here – all original rights acknowledged) Robert Fletcher joined the paper mill business of Ralph Crompton and Nephews, Bleachers and Papermakers, Stoneclough and Manchester in 1830 shortly after it had opened, and rose through the ranks to eventually become manager of the whole mill. After the last of the Crompton brothers died the succession of the mill was offered to Robert Fletcher. Fletcher controlled the mill until his death…

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