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  1. DE-eVOLVED SS3

    General - Owls Nest : Pool House, Kent - late 2021

    Owls Nest Woods, Kent - ccLate 2021 Pool House. Intro :~ We were in the area and had already completed three previous explores.. We drove this way going back and thought we'd give it a try. We really wanted to see the topless lady laying pool-side by an Artist going by the name of...
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    Report - ABC (Granada) Cinema - Maidstone - 2018

    ABC Cinema, formerly known as Granada Theatre was a permanent fixture at the bottom of Lower Stone Street, in Maidstone, Kent. There are a few other reports of the same location, and I thought i'd post some of my own images well to add to the collection. The building itself is reasonably...
  3. DE-eVOLVED SS3

    Report - Cliffe Fort, visit 2021 - Kent.

    Cliffe Fort - Report - cc2021 Cliffe Fort is a disused and abandoned artillery fort built in the cc1860s to guard the entrance to the Thames from seaborne attack. The fort was constructed during a period of tension with France. It stands on the south bank of the river at the entrance...
  4. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  18. LashedLlama

    Report - St Martin's Hospital, Canterbury, Kent - March 2020

    Explored With @TheFerret and @Urbex_fox History: Opened in 1902, and known originally as Canterbury Borough Lunatic Asylum, the hospital was first built to accommodate 250 patients, a much smaller amount than other Asylums nearby. During the first world war, West Sussex County Asylum saw a...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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