Rest in peace Erskine College.

Erskine college built in 1905 is due for demolition this year and any day now the demolition crews will move in. Urbex Central decided to take one more visit back before it is gone forever, come say goodbye to one of Wellington's most famous abandoned, 'haunted' whatever you want to call it, buildings.  

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Abandoned Cook House

We came across this dilapidated, soon to be demolished house recently after having it on our radar for quite some. After a shall we say, tight crawl we found ourselves surrounded in forgotten belongings and hoardings. As we crept through the house we came across many memories of the old house owners past and it … Continue reading Abandoned Cook House

Abandoned Wellington Medical Centre

This medical centre located in Wellington, New Zealand suffered an extensive fire recently under suspicious circumstances, everything was still left here like the day of the fire. Inside it felt like the longer we stayed  to document the place, the more odd medical supplies we found - needles, vaginal speculums and feces pots.

Abandoned Forensic Lab, Lunatic Asylum, North Island, New Zealand

This building was originally the forensic's unit of an abandoned lunatic asylum which closed for good in 2007. The decay and mold were immense in this building, the place is falling apart. Nature has began taking over this place and it almost seems like there is more vegetation than structure left. Throughout its years of … Continue reading Abandoned Forensic Lab, Lunatic Asylum, North Island, New Zealand

Abandoned Wellington Grandstand

This cricket grandstand and its surrounds, built in 1925 were originally built by prison labour and they were a popular recreational spot for colonial settlers. Ninety one years later the grandstand has been declared 'earthquake prone' and has visible damage on its facade of earthquake damage. Due to it's earthquake prone status the grandstand is … Continue reading Abandoned Wellington Grandstand

Expired

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 is apparently getting another lease of life. There are new owners and supposedly new occupants- but the only life we saw were some homies running their dogs (who tried to … Continue reading Expired

This Too Shall Pass

This War of the Worlds-esque tripod crane is the last remaining of its kind on the Wellington waterfront. There were once nine of these along Glasgow Wharf. Tripod cranes were in use throughout the world until outmoded by the introduction of container shipping in the 1960's. Shot and edited in 1080p full HD by Gunner.