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    West Yorkshire
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    Drains, mines and anywhere high

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  1. Seems like a lot of schools over that way are derpy! Looks decent. As for secca, they cant do shit so
  2. Wow, i can't believe you bothered hahaha. Passed this place all the time since i was little and never even considered it LMAO. Now i know why
  3. Hello from Leeds

    Welcome - I'm from Castleford and Leeds in our local stomping ground Drop us a message Saying that if you want to do car washes don't bother
  4. UK British Gas, Leeds. July 2016

    I go up there on a regular basis for a quiet smoke with a view Some good shots there mate. Next time you come up to Yorkshire let me know
  5. UK Sunnyside Hospital, August 2016

    Nice shots - Worth the trip up! Camping on the beach? should have camped in the derp
  6. Visited with @The Amateur Wanderer Myself and @-Raz- have been looking at this place for months however we could never see a way in, and the reason for that is how you get in is something of a death trap... hmm. But one night me and Mike decided we were going for it so we readied up and in Frenchgate and went for it. After a quick struggle and the blur of about 40ft down we made it and had a very enjoyable visit. History; The Grand was opened on the 27th March 1899. It started its life as a Circus Hall and then became the home of the Salvation Army, it was used for Political Speakers and eventually it was bought and turned into a theatre by a Mr J W Chapman, who at that time was the Lessee of the Old Theatre which stood in the Market Place. It was designed by J P Briggs and was built by a local firm of builders, Arnold & Sons. It was one of the first theatres in the country to have electric lights and also a sprinkler system installed. All staircases in the building are in stone as fire was a great hazard in those days. Many famous names trod the boards at the Grand including Charlie Chaplin, Max Miller, Henry Hall and his band with Betty Driver (who went on to play Betty Williams in Coronation Street), Julie Andrews and Morecambe & Wise. The Grand Theatres last stage production was Showboat in 1962 after which it was converted to a bingo hall. In the 1980s a ring road was built around the theatre and as a consequence a corner of the stage was chamfered. In 1995 the bingo closed and the theatre was due for demolition but was saved by the Friends of the Doncaster Grand Theatre along with Doncaster Civic Trust who succeeded in getting it statutory listed Grade II. There have been fresh calls in recent years to re-open the Grand, but judging by the fact it's still slowly rotting away i guess this has failed. If you got this far, cheers for looking
  7. Hey everyone Its been awhile everyone missed me No... well i've missed you. I've been so busy recently that between work and exploring (total of 30 times and i feel like the king of Kellingley) I've had no chance to get on here and write about dangerous things for you fine people. Well as its saturday and work is dead i'm going to sit here and get paid to write a report (always a good feeling). So on with it... On one of our Sunday jaunts out we headed outside the realm of perfection known as Yorkshire and in to Derbyshire, a county almost as beautiful but they "spek weird lark" so it can't be Yorkshire. However what Derpyshire does have is a fair few nice old buildings and mines spread around, or in some cases, both at the same place. Bonus. We went to have a look at the Gravestone tunnel first and hit this on the way back. Not the most interesting of places but its another one of the list. History; Stolen from various reports Rockwood Pigments Factory is located under High Tor cliffs in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire. The factory is now empty and faces an uncertain future. It is known as the High Tor Works. Originally called Viaton, it was originally established for mining iron ore but after this was worked out in 1850 the waterwheel was used to grind white lead. At the end of the century the Via Gellia Colour Company took over, installing a turbine to drive four pairs of Peak stones which for the next twenty years ground iron oxide. Then bone char, the waste product from sugar refining, was ground until the late 1960s. Later the site was used for blending pre-ground chemically-produced colour products for use in paving slabs and other cement products. Finally the site became part of the Rockwood group. A dodgey sqeeze A swift selfie to finish, well thanks for looking and i'll ntry and crack some more reports out within the next few days
  8. UK Sunnyside Hospital, August 2016

    North of the wall LMFAO Good shots here man. I agree on the sleeping arangememt. Took a lot of smoke and beer to sleep :thunb
  9. UK Kellingley Colliery, August 2016

    30 times and counting including before it was shut Awesome set man. Got to get a few cheeky selfies now and again Maybe ill get round to posting some of my 300 odd photos some day
  10. UK Fife Power Station, August 2016

    Nice that man... also nice to see you finally posted a report I like the detail shots a lot
  11. Other K&K, Austria - August 2016

    Wow! Now that is nice!
  12. UK CWM Coke Works, Beddau - June 16

    Cheers man Been putting a lot of effort into sets recently. Glad its paying off
  13. So over the last few months myself Michael & @-Raz- have been mooching about Kellingley on an almost nightly basis. I've gathered enough footage to make this video about 3 hours long but thanks to a handy bit of software its down to 7 mins of derpy colliery goodness Hope you enjoy my poor attempt at mixing a 1985 number one and some dubstep from 2014. Thanks for looking


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