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Category : City

16 Mar 2016

Abandoned City Of Doel

Doel is an abandoned village in Belgium in the East Flanders at 30 kilometers from Antwerp. In the early 70s, Doel had a population of around 1,300. Apart from a nuclear power plant, because of the port’s northbound expansion plans, the authorities proclaimed a « house building freeze », obliging people to leave the village in 1999. In spite of actions by protest groups and local politicians, the Flemish regional government signed the village’s death. In 2015, there are now around 10 […]