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UK Matthews Riding School - Gillingham, Kent

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Matthews' Equestrian Center (Or Matthew's Riding School) was a well known, and well used site in medway, featuring on local and national media over the years. The equestrian centre is now in a very run down state, where flytipping is common. The site is badly damaged through fire and vandalism, though, some remains almost intact.
The upper floors are difficult to walk on, due to incredibly thin wooden boards supported by rotting timber beams.

The building is quite open to the elements, with a broken roof and in some places a non-existent roof.


This is my first report, which will be quite picture heavy - Any criticisms will appreciated.

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And here is one piece of graffiti that we just quite like
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Welcome to the forum mate and cheers for posting. As far as your report goes you haven't done a bad job here. You've captured what's left well enough, just a shame the place is in such a state :thumb 

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Hi, welcome to OS :) 

 

Gets more of a mess every time I see it this place does. It's literally about 5 miles from my house and I used to drive past it every day. 

 

You've actually photographed it well, but for such a trashed place I would have posted a few less photos and maybe concentrated on some of the details if you could pick them out of the mess that is. Good first report thou :thumb 

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Hi and welcome to the forum :thumb

 

Thanks for taking the time to stick up a report. Some nice light coming through the holes in that big area :) 

 

Onwards and upwards eh, looking forward to seeing what else you come up with :thumb 

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