Steelworks

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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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Explore #206: Haut Fourneau B (HFB) steelworks and blast furnace, Belgium – May 2017

Explore #5 of the ‘Hot Filth Tour’ Morning two of our trip was some epic industrial griminess with this explore of a huge rusting iron and steelworks… History (rewritten from source information on wikipedia) The company which built the Haut Fourneau B integrated iron and steelworks dates back to the 1809 Fabrique de Fer d’Ougrée (Iron factory of Ougrée). Over the following century there were various mergers and takeovers with other local and regional producers. By 1914 the company was…

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Explore #125: Thamesteel Steelworks, Sheerness, Kent – March 2015

After our unexpected success in exploring Finsbury Park reservoir, fellow explorer Nick and I continued our drive South, and rolled in to Sheerness just before dawn. History (amended and abridged from here and here) Thamesteel is a large former steel foundry and steel rolling site in Sheerness, on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent. Construction was given the go-ahead in 1971, and completed in 1972 at an initial cost of circa £10m (over £100m in today’s money). The works, owned…

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