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    Report - Dale Street Magistrates Court, Liverpool - October 2021

    October 2021 The Visit Visited on two occasions, the first was a nighttime visit with @stranton and @coolboyslim and the second was a solo visit on a wet weekday morning. The building is huge and I could have easily spent double the amount of time I did in there. It appears to have been left...
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    Report - Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, Ukraine - September 2018

    September 2018 I have wanted to see this place with my own eyes since I was a young boy seeing images and footage on TV, I visited for two days with a non member and spent the night in the Chernobyl Town hostel . Despite spending two days in the exclusion zone I can confidently say that we...
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    Report - Theatr Ardudwy, Harlech - July 2018

    July 2018 The ’Theatr Ardudwy’ is a large Brutalist theatre building that was designed by Colony Foulkes & Partners and opened in 1973, the building is located within the grounds of Coleg Harlech, an Adult Education Centre which closed its doors in February 2017 following years of financial...
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    Report - Stamford Arms, Little Bollington - June 2018

    June 2018 So this one has been on the to do list for a long time and after many failed attempts over the last few years I finally managed to get it done, not much history exists on this place despite it being a popular venue in its heyday. It was last open to customers under the name 'Home'...
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    Report - North Tower (Premier Inn), Manchester - June 2018

    June 2018 The Visit Me and @Choo Choo m8ty (Cool Boy Slim) had a crack at this one after work one day, and we were not disappointed. We spent a good 4 hours up there (excluding a trip to the hotel bar) and watched the sun set over Manchester. History Highland House was designed and built by...
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    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...
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    Report - Wycliffe Congregational Church, Stockport - April 2018

    Visited as a post work explore with @Choo Choo m8ty. Built by the Manchester architect Edward Walters in a Gothic style, the Grade II listed Wycliffe Congregational Church has seen very little change in the last 170 years. The church is split across 3 floors with the basement level previously...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Report - Pleasure Island Theme Park, Cleethorpes - November 2016

    November 2016 I may as well get a report of my own up before everyone gets sick of this one, visited with @Coolboyslim and ran into @Esoteric Eric at the park. I'd hared the park was due to close a few months back but given its reputation for ‘'closing down'' I didn't pay it much attention...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Report - Dream Cottages (Flower Patch), Cheshire - May 2015

    May 2015 Also known as the Flower Patch Cottages, this small building is about 10 minutes from the town of Nantwich. I did this one as a solo visit after coming across it completely by accident, the building consists of two homes and a few out buildings. The owners left some time around 2012...
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