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Report - Beck Valley Culvert, Nottingham - July '16

Discussion in 'UK Draining Forum' started by KM_Punk, Jul 12, 2016.

  1. KM_Punk

    KM_Punk KM C**t
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    Following Joseph Bazalgette's achievements with London's sewer systems, Nottingham realised that they needed one themselves. One part of this was the Beck Valley Culvert. It carries water, and a few CSOs, for a few miles under the eastern part of the city. Built in 1883/84 by Footing and Barry Contractors, it is almost entirely brick.

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    While I was looking forward to spending some quality time with my xbox, I received a message from UC, "Fancy trying Beck Valley tonight"
    "Ow, ow, your twisting my arm"
    Two hours later we were parked close to the outfall, putting our waders on.
    After a brief conversation with a runner, and a panic when my waders breached, just when I remembered that my mobile was still in my pocket. We were in.
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    Cheers for Looking​
     

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  2. WildBoyz

    WildBoyz Is this the future?
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    Brick porn at its finest.
     
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  3. The Wombat

    The Wombat Mr Wombat
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    Well done for getting this done; some lovely features in there. :thumb
    I remember seeing this on the forum a few years back
     
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  4. UrbanCaving

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    Was a very good night and some nice Brick too :) you caught it well mate.
     
  5. Miss Mayhem

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    amazing stuff, you have captured it beautifully :thumb
     
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  6. paulpowers

    paulpowers Massive Member
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    Nice pics

    It's a cracking drain but the way in is a bit moist :thumb
     
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  7. KM_Punk

    KM_Punk KM C**t
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    Just a bit

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    Yes, those are my waders
     
  8. tweek

    tweek Huddersfield Tourist Information Board
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    Looks lush.
     
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    TheVicar Loyal to the Drain
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    This is an awesome drain that sees very few visitors.
    I remember it being very deep for the first 100m or so but worth it for the huge quantity of two tone brickwork!
     
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