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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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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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Explore #202: Centrale de Schneider power plant, France – May 2017

Explore #1 of the ‘Hot Filth Tour’ After months of neglecting my editing and posting duties I’m finally coming out of hibernation to try and clear some of my backlog of photos from last year… In May 2017 I enjoyed a great long weekend exploring France and Belgium with Jeremy, Tim and Mark (plus a couple of suprise guests, as will be revealed in a future post). The weather was sweltering, and our focus was mainly on grimy industrial locations…

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