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  1. I first had a look at this spot in 2015. Almost three years on the place has been knocked about a bit and it seemed stripped somehow from the last visit. Did not spend that long in here. As I parked up an old lady drove passed paying more attention to the my car than I liked, so I blasted round in about twenty minutes ☺️ When I came out an old chap drove passed again paying a lot of attention to myself and the car. Country Watch in full swing ☺️ Nice to see the place again but, it did appear to have lost something over the three years. Thanks for Looking More pics on my Flickr page - https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/albums/72157669030838798/with/28272201358/
  2. How to post a report using Flickr Flickr seems to change every time the wind changes direction so here's a quick guide on how to use it to post a report... Step 1 - Explore and take pictures Step 2 - Upload your chosen pictures to Flickr like this.. Step 3 - Once your images are successfully uploaded to flickr choose a category for the location that you have visited... Step 4 - Then "Start New Topic".. You will then see this screen... Step 5 - Now you are ready to add the image "links", known as "BBcodes", which allow your images to display correctly on forums.. Step 6 - Then click "select" followed by "view on photo page".. Now select "Share" shown below.. Step 7-13 - You will then see this screen... Just repeat those steps for each image until you're happy with your report and click "submit topic"! You can edit your report for 24 hours after posting to correct errors. If you notice a mistake outside of this window contact a moderator and they will happily rectify the problem for you
  3. This is the first post I've been in that isn't flooded and/or have dead animals at the bottom of the shaft. The post is a brief walk across a field and is wide open, I tried to shut the hatch before leaving but it just wasn't closing .
  4. Hi there everybody, my name is Neil and I live in West Cumbria, been a member here a while but just started having a mooch around! I've never been exploring but would love to have a go, non of my mates are into it and I don't fancy going alone! Not a photographer either but I love reading all the reports and checking out the cool photos so here I am! Cheers!
  5. Just a quick hello. I'm based in Penrith, Cumbria and have been exploring since 2009 (although I gazed adoringly at every derelict building I passed for years before that). I am hoping to share some pictures of a few places I have loved going and maybe get to know a few folks along the way
  6. This vast site (1050 acres) on the border of the Lake District was decommissioned in 1992 at the end of the cold war. The majority of the buildings and bunkers still remain and are reasonably intact. In 2008 Allerdale District Council bought the land from the Ministry of Defence for £1. The site as yet remains undeveloped, possibly due in part to the huge cost that would be involved in cleaning the site up (unexploded ordinance, large amounts of asbestos and unmarked mine shafts) . At present the site is used by one of the local farmers for his animals. On they day that we visited we were followed round the most of the site by a herd of cows, wherever we went we just couldn't shake them off. There are over 300 buildings on the site with a spoil heap from the original colliery rising in the centre. The site has had various uses throughout its history: It was quite extensively mined for coal in the late 19th century and early 20th century. In the 1920's a smallpox hospital was recorded as being in the north western area of the site. In 1938 work was started to turn the site into an Royal Navy Armaments Depot, this work was completed in 1939, the site was then extended to its present size in 1944. An explosion which killed 11 people and injured 70 more was reported in January 1944, the area affected was cleared and the damaged building redeveloped. The site was used to store various Ministry of Defence weapons until 1963 when it was leased to the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) who used it to store explosive mines. For 4 years in the late 1970's it was used by the United States and then in 1981 it was adopted by NATO. On with the pictures: Thanks for looking.