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UK Sileby Incinerator Plant Oct 2015

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How good it feels to be exploring on home turf again (or not...

:P )

After being thwarted by a thoroughly sealed first target, finding the next one with too many fishermen and joggers milling around and then realising our third location had been demolished at some point in the 5 months since I failed at it things were not looking good for my homecoming explore day. Luckily patience won out and me and Landie Man were rewarded with a gem of an industrial site. From the outside it doesn't look like much but on the inside there is some really impressive pieces of machinery and things to see, and it's all caked in grime and dust and filth just how I like it.

The incinerator in Sileby operated from the 1970s up until the 1990s when it became a council recycling/refuse centre before closing around the year 2000. Some areas look as if they were simply switched off and never cleared up with a conveyor belt full of dust-covered fifteen year old cans sitting in one of the areas. It definitely made up for the disappointments of the rest of the day.

The only downside was the lighting in here is horrendous.

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Thanks for looking, more here ;)https://www.flickr.com/photos/mookie427/albums/72157657648542924

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