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Report - Henbury High School, Macclesfield 09/11/07

Discussion in 'Other Sites' started by The_Inquisitor, Nov 11, 2007.

  1. The_Inquisitor

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    Having seen all the recent reports of Henbury High and with not being out on a good explore for a while, the drive home from a late-shift provided all the excuses needed for a midnight wonder.

    Henbury closed in July this year having been a comprehensive high school and sixth form for around 1,000 students.

    The place is reasonably decent size and provided a couple of hours of exploration. Despite only closing several months ago and being overlooked on all sides by housing the amount of smashed glass is surprising. Finding an un-broken pane was an achievement and the wind and rain blowing though all the broken windows created more than a few “what was that” moments. Water and power were still on though, and the more adventurous explorer could have stopped for a half-time shower if desired.

    The unplanned nature of the explore resulted in only the emergency maglite and camera being available. Although using the flash is not a good idea at midnight it was so dark the “look round first then take a few pics with flash on the way out” approach had to be used.

    Arial view:
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    Despite being powered-up the Gardtec seems to have dropped the ball
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    One of the many corridors
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    Classroom
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    Science lab
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    There were loads of displays still up all around the building, including many with pictures of staff and students on trips etc
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    A quick tinkle of the ivories revealed the piano to be ready for action
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    Changing Room
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    Showers
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    The water was still on (but very cold!)
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    There were several of these around the different parts of the school; this was entering the science block
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    All in all definitely worth a look if you are in the area but there is not much left in terms of equipment etc.
     
    #1 The_Inquisitor, Nov 11, 2007
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