Worst Places to Live (including derelict buildings and other fascinating urban architecture)

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  1. Penelope

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    My uncle used to live there! Very pricey apartments up top, and you still get the odd local murder :disco:
     
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  2. Kate

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    Hundertwasser <3 <3
     
  3. Kate

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    An FB friend has just posted this because it looks (and apparently sounds) like a horror film today :disco: (not sure where she lives, somewhere Sarf London)

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  4. jyxz

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    Here’s another building from the concrete heyday of New Town Runcorn. I’m sure there were secret nuclear things happening there back in the day
     
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  5. Kate

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    OMG it's part of a science lab and used to have a particle accelerator in it. Obsessed now
     
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  7. lolly

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    Reminds me of Cheese lane shot tower from 1969 here, which I believe is grade II listed.

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    I also love this abandoned water tower here in a similar vein.

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  8. Kate

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    Water towers are sex.
     
  9. Ag

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    Colchester has a giant Victorian water tower slap bang in the middle of the town centre. Not a brutalised masterpiece but a curio nonetheless. I think I was quite old when I realised this isn't normal.

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  10. lolly

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    We've got a lovely Victorian one here as well. In a residential area, but right at the top of one of the city's many hills, so you can see it from most of the south of the city.

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  11. Kate

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    As a Kent-raised bitch I have to love a Martello Tower as well. Fuck knows why they built a car park around this one.

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  12. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    Actually, just google image searching that, and I think water towers could warrant an entirely separate discussion. Look at these beauties!

    Devon

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    Buckinghamshire

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    Doncaster

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  13. jyxz

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    On the opposite scale of concreteopia, here’s the Norton water tower - a more classical structure on the opposite hill. I lived between the water tower and the science lab.

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  14. lolly

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    Hampshire

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  15. jyxz

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    Sheffield water tower :disco:

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  16. Kate

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    ACTUAL WIDE-ON for this one
     
  17. Gangsta Nancy Lam

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    The local water tower back home <3

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    Early 19th century Cammo House water tower in Edinburgh.

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  20. Kate

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    Oh NO! :D
     
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    Peak Japan
     
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  22. Kate

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    Lucky old Dereham in Norfolk has two together :disco:

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    As does Diss - I used to walk past these on my way to work.

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  25. jyxz

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    Oh Poland!

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  26. Ag

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    Oh yes I forgot to say we call it Jumbo.

    Christians owned it in the 1980s. I remember this.

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  27. lolly

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    Malmo

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  28. lolly

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    This is really the sort of image search I normally get caught up in at around 2am on a Sunday morning
     
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  29. Kate

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    SO MUCH to enjoy in that photo.
     
  30. lolly

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    Another Swedish one

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    Breathtaking
     
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  31. Soldi

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    The remnants of Sheffield Airport now a BUSINESS PARK
     
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  32. big ron

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    I'm sure I've flown from there!
     
  33. big ron

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    Oh no it was Doncaster Sheffield which was strangely called Doncaster Robin Hood Airport for a while. Give over.
     
  34. big ron

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    The plane was that dead we just did ket in our seats and drank duty free vodka, the stewardesses had no reason to walk the plane.
     
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  35. Soldi

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    I feel a bit SORRY for Doncaster Airport, East Midlands is just down the road and 10x better in every SHAPE and FORM.
     
  36. Ag

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    MORE HERE PLEASE
     
  37. Tisch

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    Has the Prague TV tower graced this thread yet?

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    Also: upside down house in Brighton :)

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  38. Tisch

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    Yes Tisch, it's literally the first post when go back a page.

    What about the dancing house?

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  39. lolly

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    Let's have 'the crooked house' in Sopot, Poland. Genuinely makes me feel kind of seasick looking at it.

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  40. Tisch

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    I was dragged to the Dancing House by a friend, we stayed for about a minute, he took a pic and left. It's seriously unimpressive up close (and when it's a miserable November morning and you're hungover and stuck having an awkward conversation with his German boyfriend who just keeps saying he doesn't like 'this kind of things') or so I hear.

    You need to do a Google image search to really appreciate it. :)
     

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