Monthly Archives: October 2007

St Edward’s Home for Boys – Coleshill

St Edward’s Home for Boys was built in 1904 by a Catholic priest – Father Hudson. It was basically just that – a home for boys – usually given up by their poor parents. He died in 1936 and is … Continue reading

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Chambers Wharf & Cold Stores Ltd – London

Chambers Wharf is one of the last remaining dockside warehouses in central London. Many larger similar buildings have been demolished or redeveloped – indeed the same fate awaits this building. It was initially built in the 1930s as a warehouse/cold … Continue reading

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Longcross Barracks – Surrey

Longcross Barracks closed in 2000. Nearby was a military test/research site but they weren’t directly associated with the barracks. Not a very interesting explore, this one. Just a few buildings, all stripped out. I imagine it is a bit like … Continue reading

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