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Abandoned Bowbilla Boarding Kennels, Perth, WA [VIDEO]

Bowbilla Boarding Kennels & Cattery was a pet accommodation centre in Wanneroo, Perth, Western Australia. The kennels were named after its founders, Pippa and her father David Bowie, who started up the popular animal service in 2000. David sadly passed away in 2019 when he was 90 years old. The site includes many buildings including houses, […]

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Australia Business

Abandoned Western Australian Herbarium Garden

The Western Australian Herbarium was established in 1928 when Mr C A Gardner was appointed to the new position of Government Botanist and Curator of the State Herbarium. During this time, he also acquired control over a separate herbaria site belonging to the Department of Agriculture and the Forestry Department. The idea of amalgamating those […]

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Australia Business

Abandoned Miller’s Tyre Service, Perth, WA [VIDEO]

Miller’s Tyre Service hit the news headlines when a truck parked inside the warehouse caught fire recently. It was a deliberate arson attack that resulted in damages of over $10k. The inside of the warehouse is in pretty bad shape. I’ve never seen so many papers strewn across one floor and the machinery left behind […]

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Australia Business

Abandoned Fremantle Veterinary Hospital, Perth, WA

Constructed in 1906, this single-storey limestone and iron house is historically significant for its Australian Victorian-Georgian style of architecture, which can be seen by the symmetrical facades. This type of architecture is prominent in Fremantle, where this site is located. During the 1990s and early 2000s, the building was being used by the Fremantle Veterinary […]

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Australia Business Hotel

Abandoned Broadway Hotel, Brisbane

The abandoned Broadway Hotel in Brisbane has been protected by the Queensland Heritage Register since 1992, but that hasn’t deterred arsonists, graffiti artists, squatters and urban exploring photographers like me! 🙂  Sadly, the building has been destroyed by three fires and much of the structure, walls and ceilings are totally dilapidated. The ground floor is […]

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Australia Business Sports Club

Abandoned Balmain Tigers League Club, Sydney

The Balmain Tigers League Club was built in 1957 and valued at $22 million. The building now sits abandoned, open to many squatters and is in very bad condition. In one of the dark basement rooms, there are about 7 dirty mattresses lying in a row from one end of the room to the other. […]

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Australia Business

Abandoned Asbestos Chemical Lab, Sydney

I came across these small labs walking down by Redfern train station. I had intended to get into a much bigger derelict building down the road from the station but there was a concert on right beside it so security was too high to pass. So, I went for a wander and instead found a […]

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Business Ireland

Abandoned Cemetery Florists, Burke Bros (Dublin, Ireland)

Harold’s Cross in Dublin, has a bounty of history spreading back hundreds of years ago. Sadly, a lot of family run businesses that were set up back in time and flourished as they were passed down generations and generations, are now abandoned and waiting to be demolished. Number 119 on Harold Cross Road, used to […]

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Business Factory/Warehouse Ireland

Abandoned 1916 Boland’s Flour Mill, Dublin (Ireland)

I spent months trying to find a way into this historical building that played such an important part in Irish history, specifically 1916. It is where Eamon De Valera and his men hid out when things were getting heated in Dublin during the war of independence. Another site I’ve explored that holds even more historical […]

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Business Ireland

Abandoned SwiftCall Centre, Sandymount (Ireland)

When I see a big sign on a door saying “KEEP OUT”, my mind tells me no but my body tells me yes. It is impossible not to go in especially when you know there’s an abandoned site behind it. This derelict call centre was your standard abandoned office – old equipment still there, wires […]