A wee explore around the old Broadford Works (Richards Factory), Aberdeen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtOcaV-1VEE My last Aberdeen explore before going to pastures new. It's a site I've wanted to look round since moving to the Granite City and I've wandered and driven past it many times. Built for Scott Brown and Co (of Angus), 1808, bankrupt 1811 and sold to Sir John Maberly MP, entrepreneur, speculator and introducer … Continue reading A wee explore around the old Broadford Works (Richards Factory), Aberdeen.

St Peter’s Seminary – 3rd May 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8owOJjZhJNc&feature=youtu.be St. Peter's Seminary is a disused Roman Catholic seminary near Cardross, Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Accompanied by a fellow dude and enthusiast. Determinedly modernist, brutalist and owing a huge debt to Le Corbusier, the seminary is widely considered to be one of the most important examples of modernist architecture in Scotland. Designed by the … Continue reading St Peter’s Seminary – 3rd May 2014

Shrubhill Tram Depot Explore – 27th April 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZH9ocAJAB8 Up until 1920 the Leith Corporation Tramways owned the Shrubhill Tram Depot. As Leith was a separate borough they had their own separate tram system and Shrubhill was their major tram depot. The Leith system was electrified, whereas the Edinburgh system used cable haulage. The strange feature of this particular tram depot was the … Continue reading Shrubhill Tram Depot Explore – 27th April 2014