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The Royalty Cinema, Harborne - July 2013

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A great explore of a great building, really nice to see the art deco interior in such great condition for the most part and some lovely windows throughout. Located in the Harborne district of southwest Birmingham, at the corner of High Street and Greenfield Road. The Royalty Cinema was opened on Read more

GKN Shadow Factory, Smethwick - July 2013

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Dweeb had mentioned this one to us, so we headed back down to Birmingham to check it out. It was a fun explore, lots to see and plenty of sticky oil seeping out of every nook and cranny. We spent a bit of time also looking around the remains above ground where there are a few nice bits and pieces Read more

Ushaw Roman Catholic College, Durham - July 2013

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Junior Roman Catholic seminary chapel. 1857-9 by E.W. Pugin after competition. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar plinth and dressings; roof of graduated Lakeland slates with stone gable copings. Gothic Revival style. Nave with south transept; Lady chapel on east of transept. High pointed arched Read more

Lynemouth Colliery Bathouse - July 2013

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Pithead baths (including offices and canteen, now medical wing). 1938 by F.G. Frizzell. Pebbledashed over white brick. Roofs part concrete slab, part glazed (over baths section) behind parapet. Irregular plan, Modern Movement style. Group of blocks of varying height round tall central tower with Read more

Longbridge Shadow Factory Tunnels - July 2013

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The East Works was built upon a 15 acre site bounded by Groveley Lane and Lowhill Lane from 1936 onwards, as part of the Government's Shadow Factory Scheme which Lord Austin was in charge of from its inception that year. It included an under-ground factory built under Groveley Lane where aircraft Read more

Byker Culvert, Newcastle-upon-Tyne - July 2013

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Concrete culvert constructed between 1907-1911 carrying the Ouseburn underneath the suburb of Heaton. Runs for a total length of 2150 ft and built at a cost of £23,000. The south end lies underneath Ouseburn Viaduct, some of which has been paved over and is used for horse riding. Huge thanks to Read more