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Report - HMS Wildfire, Chatham - 2016

Discussion in 'Underground Sites' started by The_Raw, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. The_Raw

    The_Raw 28DL Regular User
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    HMS Wildfire was an underground communications training establishment and Royal Naval Reserve headquarters in Chatham (Gillingham) commissioned in 1964 and paid off in 1993. Sub-Brit has a comprehensive history on their site here > http://www.subbrit.org.uk/sb-sites/sites/w/wildfire/index2.shtml

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    Had a great evening poking around in here despite forgetting my torch batteries and lamp like a pro. Luckily others were on hand with spare batteries, and spliffs, lots of spliffs! Good to see some familiar faces and meet some new ones. Massive thanks to @obscurity, @space invader and @wicker man for giving us a shout, this was an opportunity not to be missed as only a few people have ventured inside here since it's closure.

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    13. The Central Plotting Room
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    14. Here you can see a couple of navy officers plotting missions, back in the day
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    16. Time to to go home
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    Well that's it, cheers for now..... [​IMG]
     

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  2. The Lone Shadow

    The Lone Shadow Industrial Fanatic!
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    Pure quality!
     
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  3. Mr Beady

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    This is proper nice
     
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  4. Rookinella

    Rookinella I should have danced all night
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    Boom! :thumb
     
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  5. obscurity

    obscurity Flaxenation of the G!!!
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    Nice shots mate. Good to see them at last :thumb Was a top night, Glad you made it along :)
     
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    Not just a superb historic location Mr Raw but your photos are really nice,
    This one especially does it for me :thumb
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  7. obscurity

    obscurity Flaxenation of the G!!!
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    I will just leave this here :thumb......

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  8. The_Raw

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    #wevskyswankers @Wevsky :p
     
  9. Wevsky

    Wevsky A Predisposed Tourist
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    You got some really decent shots there mate..

    as for #Wevskyswankers,well considering it was meant as an insult i kinda like it :rolleyes:
     
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    Great stuff...

    I'm sure Rids said the air was awful down there!
     
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    Cracking. Loads to sink your teeth into there, looks like fun!
     
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  13. Coolboyslim

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    That's special that is fooking cracking stuff
     
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    Wot a shame to see that lovely old exchange desk rotting away. Couldn't they have given it to a collector?
     
  15. Phoenix1976

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    Nice to see this place again went in there briefly as a kid knee it as seven stories (dont know why but seemed to be the known name of it by the local kids then) it's changed so much down there now college has taken it over would love to go again and take my boy there but can't find any visible way in anymore last remaining doors seem impenetrable but the 2nd exit one has had the hinge bolts removed but still seems secure if anyone has any ideas please let me know as would love to relive my younger days
     
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