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  1. DE-eVOLVED SS3

    General - SHORTS TUNNELS, AIR RAID and FACTORY TOUR : Rochester, Kent : JULY 2021

    SHORTS TUNNELS KENT : JULY 2021 Attended as a guest upon invite. I will add the History blurb shortly... Please don't comment until after I have written some information about this place. I did manage to film most of it and have a 4 part youtube video covering most of the areas within.. But...
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    Report - Grain Tower Battery, Grain, Kent, 18th September 2011

    The History Grain Tower Battery (aka Number 1 The Thames) was constructed between 1848 and 1855. It stands at the mouth of the River Medway with Southend visible on the other side of the estuary. Construction is in the style of a Martello Tower with more modern additions made during WW1...
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    Hi new from sittingbourne, kent!

    I was just wondering if there are any abandoned places within a less then an hour drive from sittingbourne to go, if anyone has any locations can they send them over and maybe some pictures too? thank you
  4. CuntOnTheRoad

    Lead or Rumour info - Splashes Leisure Centre - Rainham, Kent

    Hello all! Noticed a couple of posts about Splashes Leisure Centre in Rainham (Kent) and thought I’d check it out. The leisure centre is closed down and will be demolished to make way for a new version of itself. There’s no visible entrance to the building and all glass panels have been...
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    Hello from the Isle of Thanet!

    Hi I'm new to Urbexing and 28DL but have done some looking around and understand the basic rules and ideas. I'm 26yrs old, live in the Isle of Thanet, work full time and soon to begin study at university. I enjoy crafts and recently bought my first DSLR camera and am learning how to take good...
  6. Hidinginplanesite

    Report - Cars in the wood - Kent - April 2021

    Tbh there is no where to even put this report so I though I’ll just put in this ! The Explore Today we went and explored some local woods in Kent, after seeing these cars online a few times and some help from a Non explore ( i assume someone who local ) they gave me the right direction to the...
  7. Hidinginplanesite

    Report - Harty road Air-Raid shelter - Sheppey April 2021

    I don’t know where to really put this report for 2 reason 1) it’s technically public as it on a walking route 2) I only have a few pictures anyways I’ll crack on .. sheppey is only 30 mins drive from me just basically the other end of the ME postcode so still fairly local to me .. I epxlored...
  8. Hidinginplanesite

    Report - Fort pitt tunnels and guardhouse - feb 2021

    THE EXPLORE: Fort pit tunnel : Living local to fort Pitt, iv know about the tunnels for a good 7 years but have failed to find the entrance on a number of occasions In 2020 I got told that an entrance had been found and you can access the part of the tunnels, but I held off going for ages...
  9. TheReturningCynic

    Report - WT Henley (later AEI) Telegraph Works: Air Raid Shelter, Northfleet (December 2020)

    With a good friend back on-leave, and as a result re-introducing himself in to my bubble, we both set out on Friday evening to give a semi-local location an explore: the WT Henley/AEI Cable Works air-raid shelter in Gravesend. History The WT Henley (later AEI) Telegraph Works site is situated...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. LashedLlama

    Report - Kingsnorth Coal Loading Jetty, River Medway - July 2020

    History: Kingsnorth Coal Loading Jetty in the River Medway, although officially named Oakham Ness Jetty, was built in 1964, as part of the construction for Kingsnorth Power station, which was to become operational 9 years later in 1973. The jetty itself was built 1.2 miles out into the estuary...
  14. UrbexJ5

    Report - Report / Questions - Buried Buildings in the Bastions, Gillingham - July 2020

    What started out as a search for a mysterious hole in amongst shrubs of the moat in Fort Amherst sighted by fellow 28DL member Charlie Tango (while nursing a fractured shoulder), resulted in finding at least 1 small building hidden in the undergrowth... After jumping up the wall and roaming...
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    Report - Lydden Spout Battery & Tunnels, Dover, 2016

    Lydden spout battery was a manmade structure built along the white cliffs of Dover during World War 2. The tunnels underneath formed part of a plotting room and is accessible via an opening in the cliff face. This visit and picutres was back in 2016, but as of July 2020 the site is still...
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    Report - Crown and Horseshoes Pub, Maidstone, 2015

    The Crown and Horseshoes was a pub in Langley, Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom, it closed down around 2014-2015. The building stood abandoned for a while and was turned into a Cannabis factory - these pictures were taken a few days after the police raids. A new pub, The Potting Shed opened in...
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    Kent Explorer

    Never explored before but looking to start after lockdown, got a decent camera setup and all. Any good locations in/around Orpington, Bromley or Tunbridge Wells?
  18. 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...
  19. Buddha1975

    Isle of Grain - Summer 2019

    So, I have been doing a bit of exploring for many years, going back to about 1997. But have never really shared any of it, so thought I'd start. Summer last year (2019) I decided to visit the Isle of Grain in Kent having heard about Grain Fort, which was built in the 1860's to protect the River...
  20. 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...
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