The topmost roof of the hospital is covered in antennae and includes a star that faced the rest of the complex, now demolished.
The grand staircase with little balconies leaning over it. All the stone stairs are broken and graffiti marks every wall.
When the factory’s production line was up for auction, many parts were removed, crated and labeled with big painted numbers to ease their removal by buyers. Not everything sold, however, so not one dark corner of the factory seems without a pile of dislocated industrial junk.
The roof has been replaced since this was taken. Hopefully, that will stem the water damage.
The pipes in the boiler would be full of water, so the heat in the furnace.
This is a room where the actual explosive elements were mixed. In the event of an accident, this glass wall would give way before the concrete and thus direct the flames and shockwave away from the rest of the building. In other words, the glass is not just to get a lot of wonderful natural light into the building.
Looking at the headframe for Shaft 3 from the tower for Shaft 1. Below is the roof of the Dry House. It was hard to remind myself that these building have been abandoned longer than I’ve been alive.
The Sun Rooms, or Common Rooms, reminded me of the Panopitcon turned inside-out.
Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past.