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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 A later (and also now superseded) power plant was the nearby Blue…

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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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