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  1. TacticalDuck

    Report - (Remastered) The Limelight Club, Crewe - May / April (2018 / 2019)

    Information and History: The Limelight Club, located on Hightown Street in Crewe, Cheshire (CW1 3BP) was opened by the once Radio DJ 'Ray Bispham' in April of 1994. The Building which was once a former English Church that had closed in the 1960's and remodelled into a snooker club in the 1970's...
  2. GRONK

    Report - Santander Bank, Crewe - December 2020

    December 2020 The Visit Like with most of the Royal Arcade site I have had my eye on this one for a while, being a local lad I have many memories visiting Crewe with my mum and dad whilst I was growing up and have many memories of the different shops in the town. Demolition has now begun on the...
  3. GRONK

    Report - British Home Stores, Crewe - November 2020

    November 2020 The Visit I have had my eye on this one for a good number of years now, being a local lad I have spent a lot of time in Crewe town centre over the years. The inevitable demolition of this building has been on the cards for as long as I can remember. The site has had 24 hour secca...
  4. GRONK

    Report - The Gaffers Row (J D Wetherspoon), Crewe - November 2020

    November 2020 The Visit Firstly, let me apologise for the lighting in some of these photographs, I managed to tick this one off the list whilst visiting a neighbouring derp. Sadly I didn't have my tripod or lamp with me to I had to make do with my M7R. The Gaffers Row was my local Wetherspoon's...
  5. GRONK

    Report - 10 Shop, Crewe Locomotive Works, Crewe - August 2019

    August 2019 The Visit I’ve had my eye on this one for longer than I care to admit and had all but given up on it, however driving past one morning I couldn’t believe my luck when I spotted a way in, a few hours later I was back and inside the building, spending nearly 5 hours wandering around...
  6. GRONK

    Report - Town Centre Rooftops, Crewe - May 2018

    May 2018 Much like most towns Crewe has fallen victim to the large 'out of town' Retail Park, a dying town centre that is just a shell of the past with many vacant and boarded up shops and a council who don't seem to be bothered. The roof is nothing special height wise but does provide some...
  7. TacticalDuck

    Report - Crewe electricity works

    Recently I’ve gained access to an old electric plant in Crewe. The place is located on electricity street just down the road from the manweb pup. The building was in terrible condition and it had all kinds of dust and debris scattered all over the place. I believe it was abandoned in the late...
  8. TacticalDuck

    Report - UPDATE: Crewe limeght nightclub

    The trip: Me and my friend set off to limelight on the 11th may 2018. We got in and it smelled really bad and there was tons of trash and the installation was caving in from the ceiling. It was pretty sketchy and we heard loud noises and voices in the basement/ concert hall so we belted out of...
  9. GRONK

    Report - The Warehouse (Shop), Crewe - February 2018

    February 2018 Built as part of the Queensway Development in 1953 and is the second to last unit in the building. It is located between a recently abandoned Wetherspoons and an abandoned Ladbrokes. I found myself inside this one completely by accident and to be completely honest it is nothing...
  10. GRONK

    Report - Edleston Road Primary School, Crewe - February 2018

    February 2018 Did this one as a solo visit one cold and wet morning, the building is pretty trashed now with very few windows left in one piece. In response to this the owners have recently built a wooden wall around the building. The building consists of two floors and a small cellar but very...
  11. GRONK

    Report - Corporation Electricity Works, Crewe - December 2017

    December 2017 The Visit Finally got round to doing this one on a cold and damp December morning, I visited by myself and spent about an hour in the building. There isn't really anything special about this one, except maybe the J Spencer & Co overhead crane that still survives in the main shed...
  12. GRONK

    Report - Chronicle Office, Crewe - August 2016

    August 2016 So this one is a bit of a derp and a small one at that, but it is another local one of the list. The building was once hold to a local newspaper, the office consists of 3 covered houses near Crewe town centre. The paper moved to a smaller building in 2003 and since then have again...
  13. GRONK

    Report - The New Plaza Cinema, Crewe - June 2016

    June 2016 This place has had many names over the years The Plaza, The Gaunt, The Apollo and finally the M Club. The place has been on my list for a long time and with the Demo crews moving in on the site this week I decided it was time to pay it a visit. Visited with @Shimmy5305 a few times...
  14. GRONK

    Report - The Limelight, Crewe - June 2015

    New Find On 28DL The Limelight was a popular live music venue located just a 2 minute walk from Crewe Town Centre, the main building was constructed in 1869 as a church complete with a connected church hall. It was converted (along with several joining houses) into a club that was very popular...
  15. GRONK

    Report (Permission Visit) Big Bill, Crewe - May 2015

    I didn't intend to put these photos on 28DL as I took them for a different project with my voluntary work, but I may as well share them with you fine people. :D History of Big Bill. Now I'm going to get really sentimental again but, One of my earliest memories (I know it is weird) is this clock...