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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. LashedLlama

    Report - St. Thomas Hill Water Tower, Canterbury, Kent - July 2020

    History: In the 1860s, Canterbury's water supply was drawn from a variety of sources, such as the River Stour and local wells. However, without a filtration system, the water was deemed hazardous and unfit for human use, and could only be used for cleaning purposes. Subsequently, by 1870 a...
  4. m4dd13z666

    Report - The Standedge Tunnels

    Standedge tunnels. The Standedge Tunnels are four parallel tunnels through the Pennine Hills at the Standedge crossing between Marsden and Diggle. 3 are Railway Tunnels the other is a Canal Tunnel. The Double Line North Tunnel is still live, as is the Canal Tunnel, The Central (Nicholson) and...
  5. Toriii

    Report - Lavender cottage Cornwall 29/07/2020

    Visited the famous lavender cottage today, Very over grown not a lot left and couldn’t get in the caravan near by. this cottage has been abandoned for over 30 years. It’s actually up for sale in 2017 for 250k and I believe it’s dropped to £235k! Still a great place to explore ps To the ladies...
  6. Reesree

    Question - Any explores in or around morpeth area

    Does anyone have any explores they would be willing to share with me in the Morpeth area as currently have no transport so trying to find any i could spend a day walking too and exploring local to Morpeth, I have a couple explores I could exchange. thanks
  7. Nick1979

    Report - Unexpected find in Cornwall 19/07/2020

    Stumbled across this gem in Cornwall a few weeks ago. Came back to have a better look, definitely worth it, couldn’t find out any history or so on.
  8. LashedLlama

    Report - Finsbury Tower, Islington - London, June 2020

    Background Information: Construction on the Finsbury Tower in Islington, London, first began in September 2018 and is set to be completed by August 2021. Originally, the site was home to an old disused 1960's office block, but with the need for space in London increasing daily, the construction...
  9. I

    Report - Ammunition Depot

    We found this old abandoned ammunition depot in Brasside, Durham, Near Frankland prison. It was a ministry of supply ammunition depot for new ammunition and bulk explosives for the Royal Ordnance Factories during World War ll. It was pretty cool, lots to explore! There was a lot of old farming...
  10. LashedLlama

    Report - The Hillside Dutch Navy Ship, Rochester, Kent - June 2020

    History: Apart from KentOnline has to offer, there is little else online regarding the history of this vessel, but here is what I managed to string together... "The Hillside", constructed in 1970 and originally built as an accommodation barge for the Dutch Navy, has just under 70 rooms and was...
  11. J

    Anywhere in Notts / Nottingham City or around?

    Hi posted before, just wondering if anyone knows anywhere within walking distance of Nottingham City? Not interested in going down man holes this weekend but any buildings or other caves / caverns would be amazing! Going this Saturday so hopefully someone can point me in the right direction. Thanks!
  12. Willblaq

    Report - some from Camelot old amusement place and a random house on route

    So me and my frIend visited Camelot a few days ago seeing as we used to go as children it was so very weird going round it so derelict and no people around. There was a security in a hut but we didn’t go near it and we aren’t ever loud so we didn’t disturb anybody. Such a bizarre but cool...
  13. LashedLlama

    Report - Mendlesham Transmitting Station (The 1000ft Mast) - Suffolk, June 2020

    History: The Mendlesam Transmitting Station, just outside Stowmarket in Suffolk, first entered service in October 1959 and provided a signal for over 2 million homes in the Eastern counties. It was at this time that the Mendlesham mast became the tallest structure in Europe, and kept the title...
  14. DarkMode13

    General - Sion Mills Factory

    Hey all. With work, i have driven through Strabane and Sion Mills. i have noticed a abandoned Mill / Factory in Sion Mills in Strabane, Northern Ireland. Would anyone be able to figure out any information on this Factory / Mill? Any one like to explore it with me?
  15. LashedLlama

    Report - Golgotha Railway Tunnel, Shepherdswell - February 2020

    Visited with @obscurity and @TheFerret, cheers for another cracking day! :thumb History : Golgotha tunnel in Shepherdswell, Kent, first became operational in 1912 and made up a section of the East Kent Light Railway which was established just one year earlier to serve the Kent Coalfields. The...
  16. Kidney

    Report - CEMEX Floors Cement Plant, Rochester - Jan 2020

    Pass this site quite often on the way home from work, have always thought about giving it a try and had planned the route in however had considered the site too far gone to prioritise plus it has been done to death in various stages of its lifecycle on the forums over the years. Didn’t think...
  17. LashedLlama

    Report - Draper House, Elephant and Castle - November 2019

    "Oh well, there's always plan B just down the road"... and plan B is exactly what we resorted to! After our initial target for the day didn't quite work out, we made the decision to give one of our backup locations a bash. That being a 25 story tower block...how spectacular! Constructed in...
  18. LashedLlama

    Report - Langdon Hole Communications Bunker & Deep Shelter, Dover - November 2019

    A location that's been somewhat done to death, but hey ho, here's yet ANOTHER report on it, enjoy! After a considerably tiresome day in Dover, myself and @TheFerret decided to make one last pit stop at what was once our favourite photography spot...good old Langdon Hole ;)) So, we made our way...
  19. LashedLlama

    Report - Kingsferry Bridge Internal Section, Isle Of Sheppey - (October 2019)

    Once again, it was troll imitation time, back under the bridged we go! On a rather dreary, wet October's morning, myself and @James Cross found ourselves scratching our heads for ideas of what to do for our next outing. And after being stuck inside all week due to the atrocious weather, I think...
  20. LashedLlama

    Report - Esplande Tunnels, Dover - October 2019

    After causing a colossal upset in the incredibly friendly urbex community, I've finally decided to release the photos from our infamous jape... On a particularly warm Octobers afternoon, myself and one of my close mates decided to "enter" Dover's gem, and what we came across is something we'll...
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