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Report - New College Durham 24th July & 2nd Oct 2007

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by Northern Exposure, Oct 2, 2007.

  1. Northern Exposure

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    New College Durham was closed in roughly 2004 and is in the process of conversion to..... new apartments :rolleyes:

    The college has relocated to new premises and the existing site has been developed to the point it is now a lived in housing estate with only the two remaining buildings awaiting work.

    I visited this place initially back in July and managed the smaller of the two buildings with XM657 and came back tonight after a recce and managed the main building. Access was ridiculous, getting out after even worse!!!

    Anyway, on with the pic's

    First Building;

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    This place was used as lecture theatres, but most of the stuff has been removed.

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    Old spiral staircase

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    Library

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    The main building and tonight's explore;

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    This building was used as dorms on the upper floors and had one or two lecture theatres on the ground floor, and a kitchen area'
    Most of the rooms are empty, which was a shame, but there were still one or two interesting rooms.

    Nature reclaims

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    WC's

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    An old winch in the eve's for lifting the rafters when the place was built

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    View toward the smaller building

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    Main stairwell

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    Storage Attic

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    Other random shots

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    From the outside

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    Was a good explore, thanks for looking.
     

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  2. xm657

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    Re: New College Durham 24th July & 2nd Oct 2007 * Report*

    Ok heres some more pics from me, quality not quite up to Northern Exposure's standard but hopefully you'll let me off as most were with a camera phone!

    The main larger building
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    Remember these?!?
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    The roof top
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    This bird came down the chinmey but couldn't get out, must of had a long wait to die.
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    In the loft, but not much up there
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    The smaller building and note the CCTV :eek:
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    This one is the same shot as Northern Ex took, but I'm posting it up just as I'm chuffed how well it came out - taken with a little Nokia E50 mobile phone! This is taken from the smaller building looking towards the larger building and is basically the opposite shot to above - which is taken from the larger building
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