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UK Lloyds Bank, Bristol - August 2016

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So, I was in Bristol for a mate's birthday and we ended up in the most random of places, a sausage fest. They love a good sausage fest these Bristolians, @WhoDaresWins and @END-PROC jumped in the car as soon as they heard a mention of it. Anyway, a couple of beers later they kindly showed me around this grand bank in the city centre so much thanks to those guys. Renovation was well under way at this point but it didn't make the banking hall and vaults any less impressive. 

 

The former Lloyds Bank is a Grade II listed building, built in 1854 on Corn Street in Bristol. It was originally the headquarters of the West of England and South Wales Bank until it went bust in 1878. It then became a branch of Lloyds bank until it's closure in early 2014. It has now been turned into a boutique hotel so if you're planning to visit and do an urbex, you're too late I'm afraid.

 

 

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Thanks for looking :thumb 

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