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  1. The Urban Tourist

    Private air raid shelter, August 2018

    Imagine that you are preparing yourself for an exploration for like a month and you are dreaming about it for like a year. Then the day finally arrives and EVERYTHING that could stop us happen at the same time. Not only this was a rainy day, but this was the infamous day that a bridge in Italy...
  2. WildBoyz

    AEI Air Raid Shelter, Northfleet - December 2017

    History W. T. Henley was a cable/wire company that was founded in a small London-based workshop in 1837. William Thomas Henley is famous for having converted his old lathe into a wiring covering machine which was used to cover wire with silk and cotton as this was in high demand at the time...
  3. Harry

    St Margaret's Z-Rocket Battery Shelter, Dover - April 2013

    Now home to the local pigeon population this small deep shelter was built to protect troops of the nearby Z-Rocket from incoming axis bombs during WWII. There was two main entrances down into the shelter and one emergency escape exit. All in all, a great little splore, one of many in the area...
  4. silverainbow

    Lydden Spout Deep Shelter, Dover Kent, 2012

    Been meaning to do this one for a while and have recently been doing a few "Re-Visits" of other things in the area with a newb explorer so here goes with a bit of history; Situated on the cliffs between Folkestone and Dover. Built during WW2, the Lydden Spout Deep Shelter was part of the site...
  5. Space Invader

    clapham deep shelter, march 2011

    After a last minute phone call from troglodyte , :thumb and it was off to london for a late night meet . visited with wevsky ,troglodyte and urban ginger a little history... All eight Deep Level shelters built during 1941-1942 under existing London Underground stations remained under the...
  6. silverainbow

    St Martins Deep Shelter, Dover, July 2011

    St Martins Battery was constructed in the 1870's and was updated at the begining of the second world war, part of this included extending the already present Battery Magazine into a deep underground shelter, It has suffered smoke damage and several collapses but is still worth seeing all the...
  7. silverainbow

    Fan bay deep Shelter, Dover, June 2011

    This deep shelter is located at the site of the fan bay battery along the cliffs between Dover and St Margarets, Built in 1941 by No172 tunneling Coy Royal Engineers completed in August of the aformentioned year it was designed to accomodate 4 Officers and 185 other ranks...
  8. silverainbow

    Langdon Hole Deep Shelter, Dover, May 2011

    Done on my Jack had just got a new camera and wanted to learn how to use it, was down there for near on 3 hours in total !, plus another local site off my "to-do" list 8-) This deep shelter sunk into the chalk above Langdon Bay just to the east of Dover had two entrances about a hundred yards...
  9. Space Invader

    Pierremont Air Raid Shelter, Broadstairs 03/04/ 2011

    The shelter was was built to accommodate around 150 people, and there are two clearly defined phases of construction. The first part is lined with smooth rendered concrete and the second, obviously a later addition, is lined with pre-formed concrete sheets. A bricked up secondary entrance can be...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...