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  1. DE-eVOLVED SS3

    Report - NORTH WEALD : REDOUBT - ESSEX - DEC 2021

    Ongar Radio Station.. North Weald Redoubt, ESSEX These were the first buildings we came to.. it served many purposes over the years.. most recently it was home to Ongar Radio Station. The site was ALOT bigger than we expected ☆☆☆ North Weald Redoubt ...
  2. thelostmores

    Report - Royal Observer Corps Cold War bunker 15.08.20

    Hello! I’m new to this forum and already, it’s been great reading through pages of history and finding a few more amazing local spots to journey to in the future. I’ve been into urbex and the concept of abandoned buildings since I was a small child but I’ve never really consciously searched for...
  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. MK83

    Report - RAF Calveley - Nantwich, Cheshire - September 2021

    History - RAF Calveley was planned as a night fighter base for the defence of the cities of the industrial North West, such as Manchester and Liverpool. It was to perform as a satellite to the day fighter base at Atcham (Shrewsbury) in the Ternhill Sector, but by the time the Airfield was...
  5. RustyJohn

    Report (Permission Visit) Ghost Town of Belchite - (Aragon, Spain, July 2021)

    You may have heard of this place, but I haven't seen a report here so let's go! History is a mix of what I remember from the guided tour plus Wiki for accuracy. The Explore: Since 2013 they put a fence around the village and only guided tours are allowed, but it's quite in the middle of nowhere...
  6. T

    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...
  7. T

    Report - East Tilbury Gun Battery, Essex, 16th April 2010

    I apologise in advance for the quality of photos. I was not particularly thinking of framing, lighting etc. during this time. I will also ensure I do not get people in the shots in future reports. Often visited the Coalhouse Fort as a kid with my family and heard my Dad mention about...
  8. Ashpope667

    Report - OLD WOKING BATTERY POST 2021

    Dont know much about it.
  9. MK83

    Report - ROF Healey Hall - Rochdale - May 2021

    Another world war 2 explore as were a bit fascinated with the subject at the min. We've done our best to research the site but apologies in advance if we've misidentified anything. History - Built in 1941 the Royal Ordnance factory at Healey Hall was designated as an assisted factory with...
  10. Cubed

    Report - RAF Sculthorpe NORFOLK march 2021

    RAF Sculthorpe is a decommissioned Ministry of Defence facility in north Norfolk. I went for an explore here today, a surreal site situated right within a housing estate entitled Wicken Green village. There were several signs saying no trespassing however, several people walking dogs so no...
  11. hadalzone

    Report - Llanberis Bomb Store - Dec 2020

    First post! I grew up around derelict military sites so it's fitting that my first report is a dive into Llanberis Bomb Store. History This was an old RAF facility built in 1939 in the location of a disused slate quarry. Its purpose was to store 18,000 tonnes of bombs underground, following a...
  12. U

    Report - Browndown battery (Fort Gilkicker update)

    Hi, recently moved to Portsmouth looking for some urbex mates. Newish to the game have done 5 or 6 solo trips ............. Date of Visit: Jan 2021 Fort Gilkicker update Our original intentions were to go to fort Gilkicker. This is a 19th century coastal defence battery in Gosport that has...
  13. L

    Report - Central Vehicle depot Marchington ( B Depot )

    Another historical post here, as far as i'm aware no ones ever posted photos from this part of the site ever anywhere. carnt recall when i took these, in recent years, within the last 10 years. This part of the site was called ' B depot' and this is where B class military vehicles where...
  14. DE-eVOLVED SS3

    General - DID IT EVER EXIST IS IT STILL THERE (Smugglers run).. SS3

    I've been looking into the history of Shoeburyness, and heard the story/myth about the RED BRICK HOUSE at the end of Elm rd. The story goes that there was a tunnel that lead down from Red Brick House down to the shore and it was either used for smuggling in things, another story is that there is...
  15. UrbexTreasure

    Report - RAF Upwood - Ramsey - August 2018

    RAF Upwood (Day time) I feel there is no need to go into the history of RAF Upwood as it is so well known. It is currently being torn down which is a shame because it had such a large impact when I first explored it and really made me get into urbexing so it will always have a special place in...
  16. Abandonedvoyager

    Report - Paulsgrove WW2 radio bunker Sunday 27th of September 2020

    This is the WW2 radio bunker I went to visit another location but unfortunately was heavily guarded so I decided to take a trip to this astonishing piece of history. Now some of you may think this is boring but the fact you are able to be in somewhere that was once apart of a war that’s not in a...
  17. Herbex

    Report - Operation Pluto Pump Station - Buckinghamshire

    This is one of the pumping stations for Operation Pluto built in 1944 to supply oil and fuel to the UK military across the Channel. I came across this site while out cycling, but only actually found one of the smaller buildings, possibly an office, and a generator room. After having a look on...
  18. T

    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...
  19. Travelshareblog

    Report - ROC Post Cambridgeshire

    I hade never heard of a ROC Post and stumbled on a video of a couple of guys who pretty much only explore these. Its not something I am goibg to go out of my way to find anywhere but definitely worth a visit to one if you can fnd and open one. The last report on this ROC Psot that I can find...
  20. CraigDryCider18

    Report - QinetiQ Facility, Malvern, April 2019

    Qinetiq is a British multinational defense technology company headquartered in Farnborough, Hampshire. One of the locations in which they had a Facility was in Malvern, Worcestershire where a lot of people were evacuated to during the second world war. I couldn't quite find out when this...
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