After a trip to Iceland in late 2014 ending in disappointment as the northern lights (Aurora Borealis) failed to show myself and the wife took a trip to Tromsø in Norway to hopefully see them for the first time. Continue reading
Out for a day with CmdCord visiting a few places we had seen before we stumbled across this sugar factory.
I couldn’t find much information about it other than it was founded in 1876 before been extensively rebuilt in the 1960’s Continue reading
The Film Studio was a buzzing studio for various films spanning from the nearly 1950’s to the latest full production in 1990.
Theres not been many updates here on Urbanpixels.co.uk in the past few months, i’ve found myself extremely busy with other issues and tasks that life throws at you. Alas things will start to improve shortly. More explores and more pictures are coming soon and i can’t wait to get going. Continue reading
This power station has been supplied with some steroids at some point, it’s one of Germany’s “Mega” power stations with the main turbine hall consisting of 14 turbines producing a peak power of 3520mw. I’m certainly glad i visited here and was worth the 1200miles driven. Continue reading
Power plant IM is one of the many now closed coal powered power plants previously/currently owned by Belgium’s Electrobel. Continue reading
It’s nice to see something new* I struggled to find any pictures or other reports from here regarding the newer part of the 3 plants on the site (the euro boys probably been on it for months, probably) Continue reading
What’s this, a UK explore?! How rare.
Back in the UK for a few days, i decided to visit one of the popular explores in my home town of Sheffield. I’ve been meaning to visit here for a while but like it always seems to happen i just never had the time. Continue reading
Zeche Hugo is a former coal mine in western Germany Established in 1873 the mine continued to operate until 2000, at which time the coal seam had been almost fully exploited. At it’s height in the 1960’s it employed 5000 and excavated 3.5 millions tons a year. It operated out of 8 shafts and eventually reached a depth of 1200 metres. Continue reading
Somewhere in Belgium there is a place where some explorers dare not venture, The crypt is an abandoned collection of graves just below the surface. Continue reading
I’ve had my eyes on Dr. Anna’s house for a while now, i’ve seen many other reports which shows the beauty of decay along with other fascinating items which proved a visit was needed before the inevitable happens. Continue reading
It’s been 3 years since i first set foot in Chernobyl and Pripyat over 8 days later and 2000 pictures i decided to put together a collection of Chernobyl pictures which sums up my visits to the Zone. Continue reading
After a day trotting around some of Germany’s more unknown exploring spots we decided to have a look at an old aircraft museum which closed it’s doors in 2007. The museum was meant to reopen after a short renovation however it stayed closed and the attractions are rotting away in the undergrowth. Continue reading
There are many things in the cities around us which are abandoned and unseen by the general public, this is what makes Urban Exploration so exciting for me, to see things what are off limits and forgotten about.
This courthouse in Germany is such an example, the staircase is by far the main attraction here, the symmetry is amazing, the site is currently under development but i understand the staircase is been kept to serve as the centre piece of the new building and rightly so. Continue reading