Bowbilla Boarding Kennels & Cattery was a pet accommodation centre in Wanneroo, Perth, Western Australia. The kennels were established by Dave & Betty Bowie in 1971. The site includes many buildings including houses, sheds, kennels, huge outdoor cages, grassy areas and workshops. In some of the larger kennels, there were doggie swimming pools and comfy couches. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Dublin Docklands, where these photos were shot, comprises of an array of derelict buildings. Consisting of mostly large empty warehouses, the dilapidated area is a sharp contrast to the high rise office blocks and shiny new buildings right beside it.
The Alexandra Guild House nursing home was established in 1954 and was used as an aged care retirement home for elderly women. In 2007, it merged with Cowper Care and the residents were moved to different premises. Before doing so, the staff left a bunch of documents behind in one of the rooms. The only […]