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Report - Cavendish house, Dudley, September 2014

Discussion in 'Residential Sites' started by TranKmasT, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. TranKmasT

    TranKmasT We're Earth explorers
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    This place has been taunting me for years now as I pass it daily. Several recces over a few years finally paid off. Deep down I knew I'd be disappointed and ultimately I was. But it was an itch I just had to scratch.

    I couldn't find a firm date when it closed but at a guess I say mid 90s. It use to contain Inland Revenue offices


    Theres been numerous mentions over the years about "Dudley's Eyesore" being turned into a shopping complex but no big chain has actually stepped up to the challenge. For me personally I'd like to see a Greg's superstore on the 6th floor, maybe a costa on the 5th. I ought to write these ideas down.



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    Dudley Southern Bypass
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    Dudley's magnificent skyline where varied poundshops, cash'a'cheque shops and unique fast food eateries dominate the landscape.
    Notice Cousins furniture to left. I once returned a sofa there as it didn't fit my mood.
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  2. The Kwan

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    OOh OOh OOH..does it for me mate, pass me the com stone :thumb
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  3. The Wombat

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    Big yes to that - I drove past this recently when I was out this way for work
    you cant help but not notice it!
    So quite interesting to see the inside, good work
     
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    Nice report, I like your pics. Definitely worth a visit at night, good chance for some long exposures of the by pass and surrounding areas. Nice one :thumb
     
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    Sad but true.
    Had a poke about here a couple of years back to no avail. Excellent stuff.
     
  7. colethedemolisher

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    how do you get in. Do you have to climb the fence
     
  8. TranKmasT

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    Approximately 33 Helium filled balloons.
     
  9. A man called Martyn

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    i'd drive by this place every day, when i was working on Russells Hall hospital. Good to finally see inside, knocking it down would cause millions of pounds worth of improvements to the Dudley skyline.
     
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