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Report - New Heys Service Reservoir, Bolton - May 2014

Discussion in 'Underground Sites' started by Snake Oil, May 10, 2014.

  1. Snake Oil

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    New Heys Service Reservoir, Bolton

    May 2014 - Explored with ViralEye and Kenni

    Built in 1963, the reservoir is roughly 40m wide, 40m long and 5.4m high.

    With its thick concrete walls, it was designed to store up to 12 million litres of water in case of a water shortage but it was never used by United Utilities, which now manages the North West’s water supply.

    Planning permission was granted a few years back to convert the reservoir to residential use, dubbed 'The Womble House'.

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    Theres not many photos because 1) its a bastard to light up, and 2) theres only so many photos you can get of a concrete box with concrete pillars :D

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  2. Lenston

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    Looks a good place and some nice pics there :thumb
     
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    ...well, you did a bastard good job mate.
     
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    It's a piece of piss to light up :p:
     
  5. Snake Oil

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    haha, have you seen the photos from my first ever visit? Shockingly bad! :D
     
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    Great photos, Snake :)
     
  7. The Wombat

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    I really like that, good work :thumb
     
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    Can't beat a good service res :thumb
     
  9. Xan_Asmodi

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    Nice pics, dude! I want to have a look at this!
     
  10. scrappy

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    i got caught by the owner climbing the fence, told me to get down, then opened the gate and let me in :)
     
  11. Snake Oil

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    Winner! :D We used to use a gap round the back but a new fence has gone up since.
     
  12. Seffy

    Seffy Bally up lads!
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    Fair does mate, job's a good'un!
     
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