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    RAF Bovingdon Control Tower/Vulcan XH558 fly by - June 2015

    My visit This was right on my doorstep, and I was a little bit curious, the perfect opportunity came around to visit, a Vulcan fly by! The XH558 ( (the last airworthy Avro Vulcan) was flying right over the location after looking at the route map! Off I went to get a good view and it just...
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    River Gade Flood Culvert - Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire - Jan 2015

    Thanks for comments guys, its a nice little wander, will check it out one more time for the side tunnels :)
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    River Gade Flood Culvert - Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire - Jan 2015

    Some nice spiders down here as well :)
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    River Gade Flood Culvert - Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire - Jan 2015

    My visit Got a tip off from a fellow 28DL forum member Northern Ninja, (unsure if they are on OS) and a lot of information regarding this little local explore right on my doorstep from him, so big thanks to him for that. Off I went to order some waders as at the end it was indeed waist deep as...
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    Great Britain Seminary J Sept 2014

    Friggin Nora those photographs are gorgeous! What an amazing place! This is by far your best report ever and from what I have seen your best photographs! Amazing thanks for sharing Baron!
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    st martin's deep shelter - july 2014

    Very nice that! Nice photographs!
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    ST Martins deep level shelter.

    Very nice photographs Good report thanks for sharing, I love a deep level shelter!!
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    Esplanades Level, Dover Castle, Kent, May 2014

    Lovely crisp photographs! great report :)
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    Cheddington ROC post - Buckinghamshire - July 2014

    My visit Visited with Southside Assassin, thanks to him for the nice day out :) Roasting hot day and I mean roasting, Southside and I decided on a little mooch over to Cheddington again, I had missed a fair few bits of the base so wanted to go back, we stopped by the ROC post, my first ROC...
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    RAF Cheddington/RAF Marsworth Buckinghamshire Revisited - July 2014

    History RAF Cheddington (also known as RAF Marsworth) is a former Royal Air Force station located 1 mile south-west of Cheddington, Buckinghamshire, England. The airfield was closed in 1952. Cheddington was used as a First World War aerodrome briefly during 1917. The airfield was closed...
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    Wolverton Rail Works - Buckinghamshire - April 2014

    Wolverton Railway Works History Wolverton railway works was established in Wolverton, Buckinghamshire, by the London and Birmingham Railway Company in 1838 at the midpoint of the 112 miles (180 km)-long route from London to Birmingham. The line was developed by Robert Stephenson...
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    Countryhouse - Hertfordshire - July 2014

    History Cannot find any history about this place, I will keep digging and get back to you My Visit While on the way to another explore, this place caught the corner of my eye, it didn't look doable and under 24hr CCTV :D , I risked it, a bit of investigative work and I was in, nothing...
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    Harperbury Hospital - Hertfordshire - July 2014

    Harperbury Hospital History The Middlesex Colony, begun in 1929, was opened on 20th May, 1936, by the Rt. Hon. Sir Kingsley Wood, M.P. Minister of Health. The Colony is intended for mental defectives who are socially inadaptable in the community, or who are neglected or without visible...
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    What camera do you use?

    Another update! I am now using a Nikon D90, still own the Sigma 18-50, 70-300, but now also have a 50mm f1.8 and also a Nikon 28-100 The D90 is a very nice camera :) Nice to have a D50 and D80 as backups!
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    5 Cheapside, London - April 2014

    Thanks SK. Crane has now gone unfortunately!