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Explore #216: Glyde Court, County Louth, Ireland – September 2017

Explore #1 of the ‘Almost Died Tour’ In September 2017 James, Jade, Daniel and I did a mini road trip around The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, exploring a mix of both abandoned and other locations of interest with some ‘wild’ camping en route. We all met at Stansted Airport, and were joking about some of the YouTube goons who have recently being drawing unwanted attention to our pastime by posting ‘clickbait’ videos with deliberately sensationalised titles along the…

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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 #212: HFX Blast Furnaces and Steel works, Hayange / Florange, France – August 2017

Explore #4 of the ‘Greased Otters Tour’ Day Two was the centrepiece explore of our long weekend – the other sites we had lined up were all great in their own ways, but this one was an absolute beast – a huge decomissioned steel works which once boasted no fewer than six blast furnaces… History (translated and rewritten from here and here) The presence of iron ore in the region was exploited back to Roman times, if not earlier. The…

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