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Location DB > Belgium > Hainaut > Péronnes-lez-Binches > Triage-Lavoir de Péronnes
Triage-Lavoir de Péronnes
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created by Slyv on 6/8/2005 10:05 PM
last modified by Off-Limits on 3/14/2010 7:17 PM
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This concrete and glass giant cathedral has a height around 50m.
 Basic Information
Type: Abandoned Industrial Building
Status: Repurposed
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: drop everything - must see
 Physical Information

Péronnes-lez-Binches, Hainaut
Owner: Belgium government
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • Lot of pollution / Watch your steps!!!
  •  Interesting Features
    Outside architecture is wonderful.
    Inside architecture is complex.

    Since 2001, it is officially regarded as a monument
     Security Measures
     Historical Dates
    Built: 1954
    Closed: 1959
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • breathing mask
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Tripod, as it is rather dark inside.
    This coalwashing plant was built in 1954 using the USA help from the Marshall plan. It was collecting the coal mined in the region from the numerous mines. The plant closed down in 1969.
    The machinery has been removed years ago leaving nothing more than a giant concrete skeleton.
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     Future Plans
    Will be soon renovated into a cultural center

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     Photo Galleries
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    2005-06-06 First visit
    Wed, Jun 8th, 2005
    posted by Slyv
    10 pictures
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    Adstars first visit
    Sat, Jul 16th, 2005
    posted by Adstar
    16 pictures

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    Top floor
    Thu, Jul 14th, 2005
    posted by Adstar

    No future
    Thu, Jul 14th, 2005
    posted by Adstar

    View of the roof
    Wed, Jun 8th, 2005
    posted by Slyv
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 3/26/2010 2:23 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Mar 26 10 at 2:23, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Mar 14 10 at 19:17, Off-Limits changed the following: Latitude, Longitude, Co-ordinate Accuracy, Prefer Satellite, Status
  • on Nov 26 05 at 9:58, Slyv changed the following: Status
  • on Jul 16 05 at 16:26, Adstar updated a gallery picture
  • on Jul 16 05 at 16:26, Adstar updated a gallery picture
  • on Jul 16 05 at 16:26, Adstar updated a gallery picture
  • on Jul 16 05 at 16:26, Adstar updated a gallery picture
  • on Jul 16 05 at 16:26, Adstar updated a gallery picture
  • on Jul 16 05 at 16:26, Adstar updated a gallery picture
  • on Jul 16 05 at 16:25, Adstar updated a gallery picture
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