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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 #208: HF4 power plant aka Wet Dogs, Belgium – May 2017

Explore #7 of the ‘Hot Filth Tour’ On the last day of our industrial extravaganza we spent an hour or two enjoying a beautiful old forgotten power plant… History (with thanks and acknowledgment to Behind Closed Doors for their knowledge and research of this site, from which the information below is derived) This was almost certainly the first plant built to power the Cockerill Sambre steelworks in Charleroi. A later (and also now superseded) power plant was the nearby Blue…

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Explore #207: Control Room S aka Dusty Rusty steelworks, Belgium – May 2017

Explore #6 of the ‘Hot Filth Tour’ Late afternoon on day two was spent having a nice relaxed look around part of another derelict steelworks. Most of the building had been stripped out, but the reason for our visit was the rather gorgeous retro control room which still remained – sadly since our visit this too has been heavily damaged. This explore was also memorable as our group was suprised mid-shoot by my longtime exploring buddies James and Jade, who…

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