BAC was the home of the Vickers VC10, once the pride of the British aviation industry but the factory closed and was abandoned in the 1980s
The city of Kłomino was abandoned following the fall of the Iron Curtain and Communism in Eastern Europe. It is Poland’s only ghost town.
Loudoun Castle Theme Park in Scotland was closed in 2010 after the owner ran out of money. It has been lying abandoned ever since.
Varosha in Cyprus was abandoned after the Turkish invasion of 1974 and has become a ghost town, a chilling reminder of the war that divided the island
L’Aquatic Paradis was a water park near Sitges in Spain which closed its doors 2 years after opening amid rumours of a child dying in the park
The Elstal Olympic Village in Berlin represents some of the darkest days of the Nazi era in Germany. It was abandoned after World War II.
The city of Pripyat in Ukraine was evacuated in 1986 following the disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.
The Ballaghaderreen Swimming Pool was converted from a reservoir however it became abandoned in the 1980s and has remained so ever since.
Once one of Waterford City’s premier hotels, the former Jurys Ard Ri Hotel now sits abandoned overlooking Ireland’s oldest city.
The East Fortune Hospital in East Lothian, Scotland was closed to patients in 1997 and has remained abandoned ever since.