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  1. Wherever I may Roam

    Toxteth Park Chapel - Liverpool - Visited Feb 2010 - Nov 2013.

    Some history i found on the net.. THE INCEPTION OF TOXTETH PARK CEMETERY The "Burial Board" of Toxteth Park initially purchased thirty acres of land, from The Earl of Sefton, at a cost of around £15.000, approximately £850.000 in todays money . William Gay of Bradford was charged with...
  2. Wherever I may Roam

    Central Power Station (Brombrough)-Visited Feb 2011.-2013

    Info taken from Urban Degeneration... (Thanks) Splored with S8 & Zero81. In 1918 Lever Brothers built a power station on the banks of the Mersey on what was to become Commercial Road. The station was called Central Power Station and had three coal fired boilers and a 5 Megawatt...
  3. oldskool

    Great Britain T.B.Hospital Revisit.. Feb 2013

    First did this location couple of years ago its a real nice spot as we were in the area it would have been rude not to revisit ..... 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 18. 19. 20. 21. Cheers for looking Oldskool...
  4. B

    West Park night (visit Feb 2010) 2013

    West Park was a nice site, but every man and his dog knew about it and the same shots used to get taken time and again. Reaperman (of http://abandoned-britain.com/ ) and I decided to do a night visit at a time when the place was extremely popular, and use it more as an experimenting ground for...
  5. Lara

    Car Graveyard - Feb 2013

    Came across this field of cars after a day of failed splores, i was chuffed to bits. There is a history behind it but I cant go into to much detail, but by the sounds of it, it was an obsession that ended a marriage. It was a great mooch, loads and loads of cars, some older than others and none...
  6. drinkinbud

    Various - Down south - feb 13

    various places that skeleton key showed us so a bit pic heavy
  7. silverainbow

    Fan Bay, Dover, Feb 2013

    This shelter is at the site of Fan Bay Battery a WWII site originally comprising 3 x 6" guns with associated magazines, shelters, Plotting room, Admin and accomodation areas. Today only traces of the gun pits can be found underneath the undergrowth and all surface buildings have been demolished...
  8. BadBatz

    Joe's School. FEB - 2013

    Another one from our trip down South. More goodness revealed by SK! Here's some history. In 1864, Fr Herbert Vaughan, the later Cardinal Vaughan, gained approval to build a missionary seminary in England. On the 28th February 1871, after considerable difficulties had been overcome, the new...
  9. Banshee =}

    Colliery - Sunday 17th Feb 2013

    This is my first ever report so please bare with me :grin: Payed a visit to this beauty last Sunday ... after an hour of scawering the fence ... we were in :cool2: Now for a bit history on the joint :thumb Colliery known as “The Dukeries� because of the number of stately homes in the area...
  10. BadBatz

    Goodmayes Hospital - Feb 2013

    When SK offered Andy and me a place to crash and the promise of some exploring fun, we jumped at the opportunity, one of the sites was this: Goodmayes Hospital, a Victorian former asylum, now not used for patients, rumored to be ready to be sold to developers to be made into yet more...
  11. HitGirl

    Memory Lane Cottage Feb 2013

    Visited with one non member Hidden away in a country lane is this little gem full to the brim with personal treasures and memories. I spent hours looking through stuff and reading old letters from the 1920's onwards Some of the letters were so sad i shed a tear :(
  12. Perjury Saint

    Tone Mills, Somerset. Feb '13

    TONE MILLS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tone Works was the dyeing and finishing works established by Fox Brothers and Co of Tonedale Mills, Wellington, at the confluence of the River Tone and the Back Stream . The site is shown on the Tithe map of 1839, and the works was enlarged and altered over the...
  13. Gangeox

    Proteus Training Camp Feb 2009

    The 21-hectare site was used by the Ministry of Defence as an Army training camp until October 2004 when it became surplus to requirements. The site had accommodated up to 1,000 personnel at its peak along with tanks, mechanized vehicles and a small arms firing range. From the early 1940's it...
  14. Nelly

    Mullard Radio Observatory - One Mile Telescope - Feb 2012

    Splored with UrbanX, Skeleton Key, Tog, Mrs Trog, Chieftan and Beer Switch This is a vast semi live site, the research shows that it has around 12 radio telescopes (7 decommisioned and 5 in use) this is only one of them. Its called the One Mile Telescope and is made up of several moveable...
  15. Nelly

    National Lift Tower - Northampton - Feb 2011

    Not really a report as such, but we swung by here on our visit to Northampton last weekend. A really unusual building, made more so by the fact that a whole housing estate has been built around it!!! We have approached the owners about a possible visit and a photo session and are waiting for a...
  16. Nelly

    Great Britain L&H Polymers Ltd (A.K.A. Reacro Rubber) Northampton - Feb 20

    Went on a little road trip to Northampton today with Skeleton Key and Tstranger1066, on the way up the motorway we picked up Msaunder1972. After an Laurel and Hardy trip (which involved me going the wrong way around the roundabout on which the Nottingham Lift Tower lives) we arrived. The third...
  17. Space Invader

    Great Britain W T Henley / AEI Cable Works Air Raid Shelter, feb 2011

    After an early sat morning start and the great english weather (PISSING DOWN AGAIN :x ). Me and wevsky head off to pick up obscurity and maniac, After a short drive up to northfleet we meet up with troglodyte peach and kheridr . A quick beer and breakfast stop :beer: then off to AEI henley...
  18. Nelly

    Great Britain Nunns Mills Power Station - Northampton - Feb 2011

    Went on a little road trip to Northampton today with Skeleton Key and Tstranger1066, on the way up the motorway we picked up Msaunder1972. After an Laurel and Hardy trip (which involved me going the wrong way around the roundabout on which the Nottingham Lift Tower lives) we arrived. Second...
  19. Nelly

    St Crispins Asylum - Northampton - Feb 2011

    Went on a little road trip to Northampton today with Skeleton Key and Tstranger1066, on the way up the motorway we picked up Msaunder1972. After an Laurel and Hardy trip (which involved me going the wrong way around the roundabout on which the Nottingham Lift Tower lives) we arrived. First...
  20. Nelly

    Great Britain The Haque Empire Indian Resturant - Ongar - Feb 2010

    Oh Dear!!! It appears that somebody left the biriani on a slow simmer and forgot to check it!!! Originally called "The Gypsy Mead", The Haque Empire served its last poppadom in 2003 after a fire and has been plagued by arson ever since. Serious fires were put out in November 2007 and two in...
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