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Following a overnight drive by Scattergun and collecting Mr Dystopia on route through torrential rain we arrived at the stunning Severalls Asylum. We had arranged to meet up with several other explorers inside. We had been warned that the infamous Michael was on duty site this day so knew we had to try be quick and secretive sneaking our way around the buildings.

Making our way to the perimiter fence we soon spotted a police car and heard people mvoing around outside, shit bollocks bastard was the thoughts that were running through my mind. We laid low for a wee while then naviagted the outter fence and made our way into the main building.

Once inside this monster of an asylum, you really get the feel this place is bloody massive. The corridors seem to go on and on, when suddenly we spot people at the far end of the main corridor. Was it the rest of our party, was it other explorers, was it neds who were kicking the shit out of the place. We decided the best policy was to head right for them, then shitting outselves as we heard a radio close by, a run through several off corridors and side rooms we had evaded what we thought was the Police or Michael.

Soon we were back on the track of the other explorers and met up quickly and headed off to find a couple nice places to get the first few shots fired off.

Out of the corner of my eye I spotted a flourescent jacket, bollocks hardly been inside the place an hour and we had been spotted, or had we!









The lot of us ran, into a courtyard hoping we hadn't been seen, of course it started to bucker down with rain once again, but we had to stay put. After several tense moments we made our move heading back into the lengthy corridors it was best for us to split up into several groups. Unluckily for Dsytopia he was stuck with me, but off we in the direction of the male Isolation Units, we didn't see any of the other guys for several hours.













Possibily the favourite part for most in Sevs is the corridor meeting points, trying to get a decent pic is not the easist though.















We had finally finsihed one half of the main block, so we headed back along the main corridor in search of the Female Unit, still we had not seen or head of anyone, it was eerliy quiet. Sneaking around every corner and trying to get around this place is no mean feat!



















We finally met up with Scattergun & Star, and found out that everyone had been caught by Michael, it was just the 4 of left, 5 minutes later, Michael found us! Slightly dejected but also might relived that all the stories about him are true, he is a top lad.









After being nicely shown the exit and a great chat with Michael we left to get some food and a bit of a rest. It was again bucketing down with rain, who would have known we would be back in Sevs within a few hours for a wee kip. Epic end to a great day.

Severalls - We will meet again.

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I do like Sevs, I really should go back as I've not really got that many photos from the two trips I made.

Nice write up and pics. :-)

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You got dementia? Unless I went in with 3 imaginary dudes you met me on the outside too you fud.

I love Sevs.

How polite of you Starlight. Yeh you were on the outside, but I never said you weren't. I only mentioned the guys in the motor.

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How polite of you Starlight. Yeh you were on the outside, but I never said you weren't. I only mentioned the guys in the motor.

But you never said I was either :P It's OK I'm used to floating round in obscurity being all polite and that :)

Nice set. The pic of the campsite I like very much :thumb

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But you never said I was either :P It's OK I'm used to floating round in obscurity being all polite and that :)

Nice set. The pic of the campsite I like very much :thumb

Polite.... I must have missed that few brief moments. But yes you are correct, you were most definately there, hard to miss you.

Great day out, thanks muchly. :thumb

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Guest Dubbednavigator

Nice shots mate, like the big hole in pic 23, some creative moron thought it a good idea to burn it and the floor below.

Pic 25 is where i found a postcard addressed to my previous next door neighbours address, was a tad freaky.

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You're a drama queen but your photos ain't that bad ;) Nah looks good mate, sevs is a beaut. I'll be looking to get as many visits in as possible before her numbers up.

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Just brilliant!!! I love Sevs, so iconic and to be honest even though Michael is a pain in the arse you must admit he is keeping the chavs and metal thieves out!!

Quality shots!!!



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