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UK The Ivy Hotel Swindon May 2016

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The good old Ivy Hotel has finally bitten the dust..thee closest explore one could wish for being only a stone`s throw from my house.Some history to fill you in....

A charming not so little hotel in the village of Wroughton,that started out as Bed&Breakfast concern and went on to become rather large with 32 rooms.It went into administration in 2013 and has first suffered from squatters living there during 2014 to early 2015,then having the local morons go in and trash the place.I tried to gain a visit legit with the new owners but as per usual they hid behind Elf n Safety so I have waited and waited for the opportunity to see inside and today was that day so two fingers up to you new owners who plan on demolishing everything to build yet another Macarthy Stone luxury residence for wealthy peoples.

The lovely frontage

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Master Bedroom

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The Conservatory now filled with squatters junk

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We check in at reception,well at least the battery does

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Harvey`s Bar how it used to look

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And today

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Dining Room in better days

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And today

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The Kitchens..very sticky and rank!

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Not too bad bathrooms

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One of the other 32 bedrooms

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In-House porno

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Out the back now..this car was originally put here to give the impression the site had security..it worked!!!

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In the grounds is Ridgeway Hall,a purpose built bungalow used for actual wedding ceremonies and receptions

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Inside Ridgeway Hall many years ago

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And today

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Well,that was the poor old Ivy Hotel..if you want to go room by room,have a look below but only if you are bored.Thanks for looking

https://klempner69.smugmug.com/The-Ivy-Hotel-nr-Swindon-2016/

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Shame it's a bit messy in there, still a cool place. That picture of the frontage is great.

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Love that first shot, looks so inviting. Such a shame about the inside. 

 

Cant insgine why why a little place like this doesn't 'work'. I would have thought it would be perfect for events & weddings. 

 

Thanks for sharing mate :thumb 

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