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  1. drkNinja

    Hello from Stratford, London

    Hi all! I recently moved into Stratford from a small rural town near Hertfordshire. I've been practising parkour semi-professionally for around 15 years now and it's led me on some incredible, breathtaking explorations. From abandoned asylums, old caving systems on the South Coast and several...
  2. S

    Report - Rooftops of Bank Junction, City of London - May 2021

    A climb I did about a week ago, and also my first ever rooftop! Very easy access from a fire escape, and some simple climbing to access the different parts of the roof (there are some climbing ropes presumably left by people who came before). A quiet night with practically nobody in sight, in...
  3. Andrew32

    Report - North Dene - London - April 2021

    Quite the soggy derp house despite a beautiful Victorian canopy bath History The build date is unknown, but almost 100 years ago the place was converted into multiple flats, hence the multiple exterior stairs and mad rear window layout. The flats seem to have a really loose layout. Some might...
  4. theurbexcouple

    Report - Abandoned Warehouse, Cranford, Feb 2021

    Explore: Myself(Holly) and John went and explored this abandoned warehouse/quarry that we fount while researching on Google Maps today, so we decided to go and take a look and it was infact local to us, which was even more better. When we got there, it was trashed and graffitied really badly by...
  5. theurbexcouple

    Report - Feltham Cavalry Tunnel, London, Jan 2021

    Explore: Myself(John) and Holly have known about this tunnel for a while as its in our local area of where we live, in a park close to us. We have visited here before, not for urbex purpose, but just to see what the tunnel was all about really and to be fair it holds a strange but weirdly cool...
  6. theurbexcouple

    Report - Northdene House, London, Jan 8th 2021

    Explore: Hey guys Holly and John here, hope you all enjoyed your Xmas and New Years celebrations. Me and my fiancé John found this amazing property late last night. So, of course we had to have a nose around and see what the property entailed. When we got inside it was very eerie for sure, what...
  7. LashedLlama

    Report - Belsize Park Deep Level Shelter, London - December 2020

    History: Belsize Park Deep Level Shelter, was constructed by the government during the second world war, as a means of shelter for the public during the blitz. The shelter was built directly behind Belsize Tube Station, hence the style of its tunnels. Inside, there are two parallel tunnels, both...
  8. LashedLlama

    Report - Clapham Storm Releif & South Western Storm Sewer, London - November 2020

    History: Clapham Storm Relief, or more commonly dubbed "Lucky Charms Drain" makes up just one of the many underground sewer networks across the capital, and was constructed during the late 1800s. During the 19th century, Sir Joseph Bazalgette designed the modern-day sewer system, in response to...
  9. 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...
  10. Discoverdecayuk

    Report - Millennium Mills (aka Spillers limited)--Royal Victoria dock--12.06.20//10.10.20

    DEBUT MINI REPORT BY "DISCOVERDECAYUK" INTRODUCTION: Discoverdecayuk is the name of an urbex group created this year by myself and my two best friends. We share a love for urban history, exploring of abandoned places sites and locations across London and potentially Europe. Here is my first...
  11. LashedLlama

    Report - Battersea B & C Thames Tunnels, London - October 2020

    History: After the completion of the famous Battersea Power Station in 1933, 4 sets of tunnels were bored under the Thames. The first is known as "Battersea Steam Tunnel", which with the clue being in the title, was built to act as a surplus heat discharge outlet, as even when all 4 of...
  12. lpphevs

    Report - Camden Catacombs East Section - September 2020

    THE EXPLORE So we began blowing up an inflatable canoe on the side of Regents Canal footpath much to the confusion and amazement of passers by. When it was finally ready, we hopped in and nearly got crushed by a large tourist boat why proceeded to tell us 'we were on the wrong side', despite...
  13. LashedLlama

    Report - Balfron Tower, London - September 2020

    History: Balfron Tower in Poplar, East London, was completed in 1967, and designed by architect Ernö Goldfinger. The tower itself is actually part of a much larger area, known as the Brownfield Estate, which was completed 6 years prior to Balfron Tower, all designed in the same traditional 60's...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. LashedLlama

    Report - Camden Lock Underground Vaults (The Winding Chambers) - London, March 2020

    History: Constructed beneath the streets of Camden, and designed by railway engineer Robert Stephenson, this set of underground vaults under Camden Lock were used to house stationary winding engines to haul locomotives along the railway line above the vaults. The stationary winding engines...
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    Report - Millenium Mills, East London - Febuary 2020

    Millennium mills The Millennium Mills were one of the largest flour mills in London during the early half of the 20th century. The building was largely destroyed by bombing during the second world war but was then rebuilt in 1945-1950 before eventually closing with the decline of the royal...
  18. lauratheexplorer

    Question - Abandoned Theatres/Cinemas around Essex/London/Brighton?

    Hi all! So just getting into the whole urbex scene fairly recently and as a film fanatic would love to see some abandoned theatres/cinemas. Does anybody know of any in/around the London/Essex/Brighton area, as my group and I don't really have the time or facilities to travel too far. Thanks!!
  19. LashedLlama

    Report - The Camden Catacombs, London - February 2020

    Visited with @james nichols History: Every day, thousands of people walk the streets of Camden completely unaware of the 19th-century network of tunnels and vaults that lay beneath their feet, and with next to no surface features, this particular network has gone, for the most part, unnoticed...
  20. G

    New member in Essex.

    Hello. I'm a new member in the East London / Essx area. I'm interested in exploring a wide range of buildings such as schools, hotels, cinemas and hospitals, as well as underground tunnels, bunkers, . I've done a few sites across the country and in Europe including the Fisons factory, Wheal...
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