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Report - Hetts Laboratory, Ossett, West Yorks Sept 08

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by boxfrenzy, Sep 18, 2008.

  1. boxfrenzy

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    Things hadn't been going that well. Our initial target had mysteriously turned into a large and faceless buildings site, and our second, a possible derelict and large mansion, upon closer examination was a beautiful and well tended family home. At the back of my mind was the fact that this could be a largely pointless waste of time and diesel. Even the first view of this place wasn't promising; a completely trashed '60's portacabin. However, after a mooch round, we discovered a small store room off the boarded up caretakers house.
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    Would that be it? The UK's smallest explore? Surely exploring a room the size of a downstairs toilet wouldn't be a good return for an evening out. Thankfully, two minutes later we were in.
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    This place was trashed, but strangely compelling. Many of the upstairs labs had a very "school science lab" feel to them.
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    Fume cupboard
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    This place was built in the 1960's and used to a lot of the ground investigation for many of the construction work (roads, PFI building, dams, landfills etc) for much of West Yorkshire.
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    Things were going well. There was enough light to see, and enough to keep us interested. Down some stairs was the tramshed. No tracks remained inside.
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    In a room off the tramshed were these. Euro '96?
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    Poor Sol had fallen off the wall.
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    One for the ladies...
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    Old boiler
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    Trashed room.
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    As we moved to the last part of the explore, fellow explorer Trouser Cowboy led the way. Suddenly he turned, and signalled to move, quick. Inside the last room was a man, lying on a mattress. My attempts at stealth were really poor, and finding every pice of plastic and glass to tread on I cracked and snapped my way across to a new exit point, and we were gone.
    The man did follow, but minutes later, and not to chase us. I guess a homeless fellow who had his afternoon nap interupted.
    Couple of externals.

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