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  1. LashedLlama

    Report - The North Downs Irrigation Tunnels, Medway - August / October 2020

    History: The North Downs, also known as the chalk spine of Kent, has a long history of water supply going back centuries. The downs itself, stretches all the way from Farnham in Surrey, right across to Dover in Kent, and is of course entirely made up of a chalk base. The chalk itself has a...
  2. LashedLlama

    Report (Permission Visit) The Godstone Main Series Firestone Mine, Surrey - October 2020

    History: The Godstone main series firestone mine, is located deep beneath the forest floors of Surrey, and dates back as far as the 1600s. The mine first began its life as a vital source of flint, or commonly named "firestone". Originally, this mine comprised of 5 different networks, The Roman...
  3. Mr Sam

    Report - The Ritz - Ilkeston - July '20

    10 minute walk from the front door and it took me a year to even realise this was closed and derp because the amount of times i venture into town in the evening i can honestly remember picking someone up from here with 2 inch of snow on the ground, next time I'm there in the dark I'm climbing...
  4. LashedLlama

    Report - Storm Releif Chalk Mine, Dartford, Kent - September 2020

    History: In the latter half of the 19th century, the railway network had expanded rapidly, connecting up towns and villages to London, enabling more people to still work within the capital, but move out into the countryside. With this, grew a demand on houses, and consequently, an even greater...
  5. O

    Question - NEWQUAY SPOTS 2020

    Hey everyone, Me and my partner are visiting Newquay (TR7) this following weekend for a few days and given it's such a beautiful area wondered if there were any current derelict sites to explore nearby? I've looked over the posts on here but the only recent threads are relating to one...
  6. A

    New to this!

    hi, we are from ne24 area and are looking for places to explore, along the lines of derelict or abandoned buildings/houses/hospital etc. Willing to travel within reason.. anyone let us know of any good places to visit? Thank you.
  7. Oliver-23

    General - Otterburn hall, northumberland June 2020

    What a find! I hadn’t taken many photos inside but it Looks like it’s just been left since the last construction started. Would be beautiful once it was all finished!
  8. A

    Question - Places to explore close bye GOOLE

    Does anyone know of any good places to explore near bye to howden/goole fancy some urban exploration
  9. Mr Sam

    Report - Guest Hospital - Dudley - November '15

    These pictures date from late 2015 and I would assume its all gone now as demolition machines were ready and waiting, seems we got here just in time. https://www.flickr.com/photos/mr_sam/albums/72157661698783882 The original buildings were constructed in 1849 by the Earl of Dudley to...
  10. LashedLlama

    Report - Brett Aggregates North Sea Terminal, Cliffe - March 2020

    History: Brett Aggregates was first established in 1909 by Robert Brett. Since it's opening 111 years ago, the company has gone on to operate 25 aggregates sites in the South-East, including Kent, Essex, Suffolk, Surrey, East Sussex, and parts of south and east London. It also operates two...
  11. Urban Ginger Hog

    Report - Car Factory, Dover. March, 2020

    A location I have walked round many times, and watched it fall ever more so to ruin. I wanted to return as all my old photos of this place had been lost when my files were wiped!! Totally forgot to bring my tripod so shots aren't great but give an idea of what this old factory would have looked...
  12. Sarlee

    Noobs!

    Hi all, We are keen amateur photographers and are looking into exploring abandoned, derelict, different places.... If anyone can help with some accessible places, preferably in Sussex, we would be really appreciative Many thanks
  13. LashedLlama

    Report - St Thomas’s Hospital Medical School, Lambeth, London - January 2020 (Renovation Stage)

    The St Thomas's Hospital Medical School in Lambeth was founded in 1550, but underwent an extensive building programme between 1693 and 1709 where all of the hospital's wards were extended and over 300 more beds were added. It was also around this time that medical training was formalised at the...
  14. LashedLlama

    Report - CEMEX Floors Cement Plant, Rochester - January 2020

    "There's a camera up there, wonder if it's live?... oh yep! it just swivelled around towards us!" ... That soon sent us running. The CEMEX Floor Cement Plant in Halling, Rochester, was once one of the largest concrete production firms in Kent, creating a variety of concrete floors, bricks...
  15. chidgeyb94

    Report - Willington Train Station - November 2019

    i dont have much history on this place all i know is its in adjacent to the old varsity line which ran through its location in willington, vandals got the better of this place and it now looks like a local crack shed but seeing it was a little reminisce on how things used to be. Side Note im new...
  16. LashedLlama

    Report - Maydew House, Bermondsey - November 2019

    Another night spent upon one of London's many roofs...there's a turn-up! Maydew House is very typical of its time with it's 1960s brutalist architecture, and towering 255ft above Bermondsey, it's certainly become a prominent feature over the last 50 odd years. However, in 2011, Southwark...
  17. S

    Question - Manchester Filming

    Hi all I'm on film production at uni and need an abandoned building to shoot for an exterior shot and need somewhere which I would film in for interior where I wont get robbed or stabbed, does anyone have any ideas? Thanks.
  18. Webb7 Photography

    Report - Bludgeoned Bungalow - Northwich - July 2019

    History After visiting this building and coming out of the property, we got speaking to a couple of the locals and asked about the history of this place. Safe to say we were shock and surprised to find out the story behind this one. The couple who had owned this property had been together for...
  19. TrevBish

    Report - Old Iron - Belgium - February 2019

    Hi all! Not sure on the history of this place but its been around a while. Not a bad place. Not that exciting but we were passing so thought we would have a mooch! A couple of nice cars.
  20. Shutdown-r

    Cumberland Pencil Factory - Lake district

    Located in the lake district their first pencil factory in Keswick opened in 1832. The second and current factory was started in the 1920s and completed in 1950 which closed in 2007 when the owners moved to open a new factory. It has an occupying museum in which will tell you about the history...
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