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Lead or Rumour info - Anything near Blackburn

Discussion in 'Leads, Rumours and News...' started by Sirus, Nov 23, 2013.

  1. Sirus

    Sirus 28DL Full Member
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    Does anyone know of any factory's,mills,derelict buildings round Blackburn,Accrington etc???

    I really want a look round the old Cinema in Blackburn but it's
    Locked up tight ;)
     

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  2. Adders

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    See the chatbox response.

    ie. Use the search box.
     
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    also have a read of the FAQ's here is a typical research list:

    • Architects websites
    • Architectural news websites
    • Arrse (Army rumours forum)
    • basejumper . Com (a nice 2 way relationship – we both feed each other info at times)
    • Bing maps
    • Building company websites
    • Buildings at risk register
    • Charities Commission
    • Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat)
    • Companies house
    • Crown Estates
    • Demolition company websites
    • Derp /Subbrit /flickr/ photobucket/deviant art (etc. etc. )
    • e-goat (RAF rumours forum)
    • Ebay - maps, plans, deeds, historical paperwork, post cards, etc.
    • English Heritage (and it's Scottish/Welsh equivalents)
    • English Nature
    • Estate agents
    • Facebook
    • Freedom of Information act requests
    • geograph (org .uk)
    • Good old leg work/looking around
    • Google
    • Google earth
    • Graffiti forums (I'll not list them, but a few out there)
    • Keeping your ears open (found a cracking explore from an overheard conversation in a hospital lift once)
    • Keeping your eyes open
    • Letterboxing websites/forums
    • Local archaeological societies
    • Local authority planning applications
    • Local Fire service websites (where have the local chavs been trying to torch?)
    • Local historical societies
    • Local knowledge (ask around)
    • Local library
    • Local museum
    • Local papers
    • Local Police website (where have they been to catch pikeys?)
    • Local TV news
    • National library
    • National Trust
    • navy-net (Navy rumours forum)
    • Ordinance survey maps (new)
    • Ordinance survey maps (old)
    • Photo library collections (Frith etc.)
    • police999 . com
    • policeoracle . com
    • The National archives
    • ukpoliceonline .co . uk
    • What do they know? website
    • Where' s the path? website
    • Youtube

    That's the sort of thing people here regularly do

    Remember - it's urban exploration, not urban tourism......
     
  4. Sirus

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    Cheers,I'll have a look
     
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    Are you sure your not thinking of Accrington :D
     
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    Just spoken to my mate Paul, and if you like underground stuff then apparently there are 4,000 holes in Blackburn Lancashire :thumb
     
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    cheers for the reply.Yeah,i heard its full tunnels etc round Bburn,accrington.Some of them run all the way up near the Lake District but their not my cuppa,don't know what it is but I've a fear of them flooding or collapsing :thumb
     
  10. Sirus

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    There's a Good chance I've been in a few of the easier accessible ones :D
     
  11. Nickindroy

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    How would he know? I bet his mate John must've read it in the news and told him about it.
     
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