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UK Western Tower, Reading - May 2015

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Well, 2015 has turned up a lot of sites which I have been waiting to do for years! This one I have been looking at for about 5 years now and was always sealed quite tight.

Constructed in 1967 next to Reading Railway Station, the building was occupied by British Rail but has been disused since they vacated in approx 1995 but I don't know for sure.

The hideous building is going to make way for new developments within the city.

The insides weren't TOO bad considering and I was able to find a fairly photogenic office with a nice old school floor. That said, this place was maintained for so long and even had working lifts to the top! It was maintained for many years after closure and I'd have like to have seen it before Demo began, but sometimes the only way too see these places is to wait till holes are ripped into them.

Visited with an explorer friend.

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A good view from up there Harry. Nice when demo opens up a place, although bad at the same time that it means it's gonna disappear soon :(

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