1. Welcome to 28DaysLater.co.uk - 28DL - The UK Urban Exploring / Urban Exploration / Urbex Forums.

    Asylums and Hospitals, High Stuff, Industrial, Leisure Sites, Residential Sites, Military Sites, Mines and Quarries, ROC Posts, Theatres and Cinemas, Draining, Underground Sites, European and International Sites, Leads, Rumours and News, Kit, Clothing, Equipment, Photography and Video sections plus a lot more.

    Please feel free to browse this website as a guest. Creating an account removes some ads, allows you to post replies, start new topics and threads, and gives you access to more features including bookmarking, live chat, messaging and notification systems.

    Create an account | Login | Request new password

St. John the Baptist School, Wigan - May 2016

Discussion in 'Other Sites' started by BrainL, May 7, 2016.

  1. BrainL

    BrainL 28DL Full Member
    28DL Full Member

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2015
    Messages:
    864
    Likes Received:
    775
    The Explore
    This place seems to be the flavour of the day and is popping up everywhere recently. I loved the look of this place, nice to see decay without lots of vandalism so thought I'd pop over and have a look. Really quite enjoyed it, nice character to it :)

    The History
    Really struggling to find any proper history on this school, last updates on some sites are around 1999 so maybe it closed around then. Only bit I have found is that it had 220 students at its peak and age range was 3-11

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
    The Amateur Wanderer and Bolts like this.

    Remove this ad by donating or subscribing.

  2. Bolts

    Bolts 28DL Regular User
    Regular User

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2015
    Messages:
    802
    Likes Received:
    517
    I didn't realise this place was so small, it looks huge on the inside
     
  3. Camera Shy

    Camera Shy Old enough to know better
    Regular User

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2011
    Messages:
    1,064
    Likes Received:
    684
    Nicely shot - You're right, I'm now sick of seeing it everywhere on facebook, almost wish i'd not done a report.
     
  4. bignickb

    bignickb 28DL Regular User
    Regular User

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2009
    Messages:
    93
    Likes Received:
    47
    Looks like we just missed each other!
     
    BrainL likes this.
  5. host

    host 28DL Regular User
    Regular User

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2009
    Messages:
    801
    Likes Received:
    224
    Nice work looks like you had a good day..5 merit points and one gold star….
     
    BrainL likes this.
  6. The Amateur Wanderer

    The Amateur Wanderer 28DL Regular User
    Regular User

    Joined:
    Jul 22, 2012
    Messages:
    634
    Likes Received:
    671
    I can see why people are flocking to this place to be fair, it does look highly photogenic...

    Reminds me of Easington a little in the pictures, must stop by at some point.

    Nice pics Brian
     
    BrainL likes this.
  7. BrainL

    BrainL 28DL Full Member
    28DL Full Member

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2015
    Messages:
    864
    Likes Received:
    775
    That's the most merit points Ive ever been given and my first gold star!! :0 Cheers mate :)
     
Draft saved Draft deleted
Loading...

Users Who Have Read This Thread (Total: 0)

Share This Page

Remove this ad by creating an account and logging in