Main Hall Organ seats stage windows arches Birmingham Methodist Central Hall Q Club Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Access 2018 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Explore #223: Birmingham Methodist Central Hall / Q Club – September 2018

Firstly, sorry for the long delay since I posted my last report. It’s been due to a combination of being busy with the day job, non-urbex holidays, and a slowly dying mac which I’ve only just managed to resurrect. I hope to be clearing through a lot of my backlog of reports over the next few weeks and months, so if you haven’t already subscribed for updates please feel free to do so. Explore #1 of the ‘North of The…

Read More

Explore #74: The Royalty Cinema, Harborne, Birmingham – July 2014

Explore #2 of the Quality>Quantity aka Crimes Against Photography Tour Fresh from the euphoria of our success at Tower X we pressed on through the night, and arrived at the outskirts of Birmingham to explore this abandoned cinema just as dawn was breaking. History The Royalty Cinema was built in the Art Deco style for local independent company Selly Oak Pictures Limited, and opened on 20th October 1930. Built during the early years of cinema exhibition with sound, the Cinematograph…

Read More

Explore #25: Father Hudson’s Society (St Gerards Hospital), Coleshill, Birmingham – December 2013

This was a quick explore with Dora P, squeezed in between visits to friends and family after Christmas. It was a revisit to the Father Hudson’s complex of buildings in Coleshill following our previous visit to St Mary’s nursing home in September 2013. A brief history: The Birmingham Diocesan Rescue Society for the Protection of Homeless and Friendless Catholic Children was established in 1902 with Father Hudson as its first Secretary and Administrator. Father Hudson remained in Coleshill from 1898…

Read More