Tag: fort

‘Berghain-At-Sea’ Fort Sold To Anonymous Buyer

Remember that disused fort in the river Thames that went up for sale this summer? It has actually been bought now. The Victorian building, built in a series of coastal defence projects in the 19th century, left much to be desired regarding looks but has now been obtained by a buyer who wishes to remain anonymous. The original asking price for the ‘Grain Tower Battery’ was set at £500.000 (roughly €635.000) but was eventually lowered to £400.000, still a bargain for what it is that you are gaining ownership of. A nice one-bedroom flat in the centre of London would ... Read more

Campaign Started To Turn Scottish Fort Into ‘Berghain-At-Sea’

What do you see in the above picture? A not so pretty looking building block that is surrounded by water, right? A regional estate agent even couldn’t give it a more positive spin: “I’m not going to lie to you, it’s an absolute monster.” There are however a couple of daredevils that have started a crowdfunding campaign to turn this abandoned fort in the middle of the sea into an immersed partying mecca. Or as they call it: ‘Berghain-At-Sea’ The ‘Grain Tower Battery’ as the buidling is called, is a Victorian fort which has attached brick walls from the 20th ... Read more