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  1. R

    West Park Asylum, Epsom - March 2011

    Where to start! Obviously I won't bore you with history as it is all over this forum. We arrived here a bit late from London after having a nightmare on the trains, so we knew we had a bit of a flying visit due to the lack of daylight - although the clocks going forward helped us out! Managed to...
  2. Nelly

    Marconi Radio Factory - Chelmsford - March 2011

    The Marconi Radio Factory Visited with Skeleton Key, Priority 7 and Tstranger1066. This was the 2nd stop on our day trip to Chelmsford. The place looks absolutely fantastic, full of bits and bobs, but unfortunately after only 20 minutes we got nabbed by 4 really amicable members of Essex Plod...
  3. Nelly

    St John's Hospital Chelmsford - March 2011

    St.Johns's Hospital Chelmsford Visited with Skeleton Key, Tstranger1066 and Priority 7 The doors of St John's Hospital – where half of Chelmsford's population was born – swing shut for the final time on November 18th, 2010, marking the end of a vast chapter in the town's history. Nurses who...
  4. Wevsky

    Great Britain Lillesdon Girls School March 2011

    The school occupies what used to be the Lillesden Estate Mansion, built at the estate (south of Hawkhurst) in 1855 by the banker Edward Loyd, who moved there after marrying. The house and estate remained in the family until just after the First World War, when it was then sold and eventually...
  5. Wevsky

    WestPark March 2011

    Right decided many years to late to go check what all the fuss was about..Was worth the 6am drive up in freezing cold tho.Somehow after climbing a fence and hopping over i found myself face down in an old bath full of freezing water,I honestly don't know how i did it ,it was to the lfet of me...
  6. H

    Barnsley Scrap Yard march 2011

    Visited with NIJ (from another forum) was not a bad day out to here and a few other places, Old scrap yard full of junk ! and 1 or 2 goodies.....
  7. Wevsky

    Gasworks Caves Dover march 2011

    Yes obscurity it was pants..But had made me mind up i was gunna find it and play some more with the sigma ..so we did.visited with spaceinvader(equally dissapointed) Borrowed history Gas making was Dover's oldest public industry, starting in Trevanion Street in 1823 and continuing later in...
  8. Nelly

    IDV (Gilbeys) Riverway - Harlow - March 2011

    Gilbeys have been making spirits in Harlow since the 1960's at one time all the Malibu in the world was made in Harlow. The company have closed bit by bit over the years and this was their offices in Harlow.
  9. Wevsky

    ClapHam North Deep Shelter March 2011

    Thanks to Troglodyte for the invite...After a days txting and trying to work out how we'd get up there a time was arranged and Myself Urbanginger(cheers for the driving) Space invader met up with Troglodyte and well..a car full..I havnt seen much of the history posted ON this well visited of...
  10. R

    Report - Spillers Millennium Mills - London - March 2011

    Visited this site with OliverGT - big thanks to him for getting in contact with me. This was my second attempt, but first successful visit. What an amazing place, I am so glad I've seen it. Pictures just don't do it justice. Access was fun, and once you're in there are lots of holes to fall...
  11. Nelly

    Great Britain Nortel Sports and Social Club - Harlow - March 2011

    Nortel acquired the Harlow laboratories, originally Standard Telecommunications Laboratories, in 1991 and continued to use the site for research and development in wireless telecommunication technologies. It was the site of Charles Kao's research in fibre optic communications. This is their...
  12. R

    Sarre Brigade Head Quarters - March 2011

    Went over to Sarre with space invader to have a look at Sarre BHQ. A nice trip, and a first for me. Sarre BHQ was built into the face of an old chalk quarry in 1940-41, manned by Canadian troops at a time when an invasion of Britain seemed likely. The Brigade HQ at Sarre existed as a satellite...
  13. Obscurity

    Great Britain Report - Langdon Deep Hole Shelter, March 2010

    Located at Langdon Hole, in East Langdon, lays an air raid shelter deep underground. I can’t find too much information on this place but it is believed it was formerly known as Dumpy ‘B’ and used as a communications shelter during WW2. Also located in Dover was Longhill shelter which was...
  14. Obscurity

    Great Britain Lydden Spout Battery nr. Dover, March 2010

    Lydden Spout Battery nr. Dover, March 2010 I had found this place a couple of years ago now but had never bothered returning to get better photos. This was my 6th visit to the shelter and along for the ride was Urban Junkie, Skydiver, Maniac, Shadow, Muffie and Frosty. 8-) This is still...
  15. Obscurity

    Great Britain Bedgebury girls public school (lillesden) March 2010

    I visited this place in March 2010. It had been one of many on my list but had never wanted to travel to it with not a lot else in the area. I had visited it once before but didn’t get in as the police were in the area and asked us to leave before we even got to the wall. After visiting Essex...
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