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

Report - Saltley Gasometers – Birmingham – May 2012

Discussion in 'Other Sites' started by sho, May 6, 2012.

  1. sho

    sho 28DL Full Member
    28DL Full Member

    Joined:
    May 13, 2010
    Messages:
    93
    Likes Received:
    6
    Saltley Gasometers – Birmingham – May 2012

    Visited with Gone, Millhouse and Morse

    Recently there was a small surge in gasometer exploring and lots of people were keen to reconnect with vivid memories from their childhood regarding their curiosity with these beasts. Much like old cooling towers, these large redundant structures can now be considered both an eyesore and a thing of beauty.

    UC0f6.jpg

    Saltley Gasworks once held the honour of having the tallest gasholders in Europe and these matching twins are the kings of the UK scene and remain an iconic landmark on one of the most interesting stretches of motorway around. Having seen them whist passing between north and south so many times over my life Im slightly surprised that they don't get climbed more often. These were the ones that were important to me and I had wanted them for a while.

    Gone and Morse took on the North tower while me and Millhouse ascended the south. They provided a relaxed climb and were interesting to photograph. We had fun climbing around and conversing from the top of one tower to the other and ended up spending a little too much time here causing us to run out of dark for other things.

    eAKwA.jpg

    wassr.jpg

    c6oLi.jpg

    vW6Kn.jpg

    F9qdI.jpg

    Cheers. Sho
     

    Remove this ad by donating or subscribing.

  2. Gone

    Gone
    Regular User

    Joined:
    May 5, 2009
    Messages:
    591
    Likes Received:
    184
    yes, got monkey access below.


    IMGP5864.jpg


    IMGP5870.jpg IMGP5865.jpg


    IMGP5859.jpg


    IMGP5857.jpg
     
    tweek and Santiago like this.
  3. Gone

    Gone
    Regular User

    Joined:
    May 5, 2009
    Messages:
    591
    Likes Received:
    184
    Pentaz KR and an 8mm Samyang!
     
  4. Santiago

    Santiago 28DL Full Member
    28DL Full Member

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2015
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    0
    Cheers, might invest into this lens myself
     
  5. tweek

    tweek Huddersfield Tourist Information Board
    Regular User

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2011
    Messages:
    790
    Likes Received:
    521
    Big up sho
     
  6. dweeb

    dweeb Super Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2005
    Messages:
    1,486
    Likes Received:
    823
    One had a hole in the side of it when we drove past tonight, down they come!!
     
  7. sidibear

    sidibear 28DL Regular User
    Regular User

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2010
    Messages:
    82
    Likes Received:
    20
    Yep, they are on their way down.
     
  8. TranKmasT

    TranKmasT We're Earth explorers
    Regular User

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2010
    Messages:
    465
    Likes Received:
    189
    Home Page:
    Only managed to partly climb these mofos. My partner in crime below me was having technical issues climbing up through the ladder cages with a big rucksack and big fuck off tripod(lolz). Really regret not carrying on up.
     
  9. Santiago

    Santiago 28DL Full Member
    28DL Full Member

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2015
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    0
    Oh shit, so are they climbable at all?
     
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