The Manchester and Salford Junction Canal has been closed for ninety years and was originally built to provide a direct waterway between the Rochdale Canal with the River Irwell.
The Madrid Rio Project started when the section of the city’s ring road which ran parallel to the Manzanares River was moved underground, resulting in an empty stretch of land reaching 10 kilometres in length.
Street artist Filthy Luker in collaboration Red Stripe created these eye-catching tentacles bursting from windows, eyes watching from trees and a giant space invaders game.
The Red Road flats in Glasgow were once the highest in Europe before violent crime, alienation and antisocial behaviour led them to be condemned, with the first block demolished in June 2012.
This strange and unique sculpture by artist Rachel Whiteread was the talk of the town back in 1993, when it stood on Grove Road in London’s East End.
Located on Lake Dolores east of Barstow along historic Route 66, the Rock-A-Hoola Waterpark was abandoned in 2004 when an employee suffered an injury on one of the rides.
Nicosia International Airport was once the main airport for the island of Cyprus, but has now been derelict for nearly forty years since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974.
Most of us have to check the time on our watches or smart phones at regular points throughout the day, but not many clocks or watches are half as interesting to look at as these.
Cumbernauld town centre was built as a vision of the future – a brave utopia where residents could shop, eat and experience all the conveniences of modern living under one roof. Now it’s a “Dead Mall”, largely deserted since the 1970s.
Setenil de las Bodegas in Spain has an unusual quirk. A large number of its restaurants, workplaces and dwellings are set into the rock and occupy natural caves in the mountain itself.
All over Britain, motorways which have been abandoned, unfinished or built incorrectly are dotted between the cities, often hidden from view and occasionally referred to as ghost ramps.
The Wageningse Berg stadium is a unique piece of football heritage. Abandoned for two decades, there are no current plans to regenerate the former stadium.
In British urbex circles, the Yorkshire city of Bradford is known as the drain capital of the north thanks to the Bradford Beck, an intricate network of tunnels channeling water beneath the city.
Once a place you might hurry through without making eye contact with anyone, the Bear Pit in Bristol is undergoing a rapid transformation thanks to a local team called the Bear Pit Improvement Group.
Restored in 1992, The Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall, UK, are home to several enormous sculptures including the “Mud Maid” and the “Giant’s Head”. …Read More