This research facility in the South Island of New Zealand used to offer accomodation for researchers close to sites of scientific interest. The region offers breathtaking geological…… Read more “The Oyster As An Animal”
This large (by NZ standards) purpose built former tertiary institute expired at around the same time this Kodak Ektar 64T film did. And just like this 35mm expired film, it…… Read more “Expired”
This former quarantine station was first opened in 1872 for people arriving New Zealand with contagious diseases. The facilities were refurbished and extended in 1918-19 and were… Read more "Quarantined"
It’s not everyday you see someone walking along the street wearing a full NBC (Nuclear, Biological, Chemical) suit- but today was one of those days. We turned… Read more "The Chem-Suit Kid"
Once a controversial animal research facility now lies a decaying labyrinth of science labs. Here is part one of a large series of pictures we have of… Read more "The Lab part one"
This 1930′s era totalisator building was a real joy to explore and document, thousands of people used to attend the race courses of New Zealand commuting by train…… Read more “Building compute”
Gunner hardly requires an introduction here at Urbex Central. No doubt you'll be more than familiar with his antics- in particular his dizzying, vertigo inducing videos. Our… Read more "Gunner"
This former quarantine site is still full of macabre reminders of its former life, it now sits abandoned and vacant.
This former notorious rural psychiatric hospital- see this post- was visited by one of our group back in 2008. The majority of the buildings then were mostly…… Read more “Psych”
http://vimeo.com/64886462 Some more Chemistry experiments from a former tertiary institution... This is both a sequel and companion to Gunner's Big Science.
This abandoned animal testing facility has been abandoned for about 20 years apparently, despite that there are no signs of graffiti. Syringes and other detritus still litter…… Read more “Animal Testing Centre & Incinerator”