The History of Mundesley Hospital (Tuberculosis Sanatorium) (UK)

The History of Mundesley Hospital (Tuberculosis Sanatorium) (UK) Mundesley sanatorium was built in pre-fabricated sections made of timber, by Boulton and Paul ltd. It was the first large centre in England that had been built specifically for open-air treatment of the disease. However, due to its status as a private hospital, Mundesley could …

The History of ECVB Power Plant (CEB, CEFB) (Belgium)

The History of ECVB Power Plant (CEB, CEFB) (Belgium) When Société Centrale d’Electricité du Brabant started what is more commonly known as ECVB power plant, it contained 2 2000 kilowatt turbo alternators running at 3000rpm generating 3 phase current at 12,000 volts and 50 cycles. Steam was supplied by three Babcock …

The History of the Antwerpen Premetro Tram System (Belgium)

The History of the Antwerpen Premetro Tram System In the Mid-1970s, Belgium was a wealthy country, with high investment into both the Wallonia and Flanders regions. At the time the policy of equal funding meant that if one region received funding for a project, in turn, the other would receive …

The History of Bessingham Manor (UK)

The History of Bessingham Manor Bessingham Manor has an amazing history in this graded area, we will cover the stories later in this article. When repairs went wrong, the decline of this manor house started. Seeing the building now highlights the significance of the damage. Three stories of flooring has …

The History of RAF Neatishead (UK)

The History of RAF Neatishead (UK) – 1941 to current day As early as 1886, the discovery and development of Radar was under way  beginning when, German physicist Heinrich Hertz showed that radio waves could be reflected from solid objects. Over the next eighteen years progress was slow globally until 1904 when German, Christian Huelsmeyer first …