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  1. DE-eVOLVED SS3

    Report (Permission Visit) Red Sands Maunsell WW2 Sea Forts Permissioned Visit (tour) cc2021

    Red Sands Sea Fort Thames Estuary, UK cc2021 Here is the start of my Maunsell, Red Sands Fort report, situated in the Thames Estuary (1 of 3 forts, 2 remain) ..i'll touch on the remaining two Forts at a later time.. OVERVIEW :- The offshore forts, or towers, were originally World War II...
  2. ZakG91

    Anything exciting in Leicestershire?

    Hi all, we are new to the forum, me and my partner are Leicestershire based, we have visited and pictured a good amount of disused buildings, farms houses, factories, RAF, WW2 bases ect. the problem we are having now is we can’t think or find anywhere else new we can visit, we do travel but like...
  3. lpphevs

    Report - Sarre Underground Brigade Headquarters, July 2021

    Hi all, I see a lot of posts on this place are around ten years old now so thought I would provide some newer photography with the nice fat wide angle lens. Not much new to report so this is a fairly quick report, but hopefully of interest anyway. The History There's plenty of information...
  4. Ashpope667

    Report - OLD WOKING BATTERY POST 2021

    Dont know much about it.
  5. Rippli

    Question - Hidden Wales with Will Millard Series 2 Episode 5

    I just watched this on iPlayer - all about WW2 activity in Wales. Towards the end, he visits the Langstone Aux OB (Jonah Patrol) near Newport. Then he visits an almost perfect (to good to be true!?) base. Any idea where this is ? Looks so good it must have been looked after over the years, or...
  6. Jenga

    Report - Old Tanks (Scotland)

    A friend and I had heard rumors of abanoned tanks near our town but only knew roughly where to look. After walking almost 5 miles down country lanes and through woods we eventualy found them. I have no idea about the type of tank perhaps some one else will know? Sadly as you cans...
  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. lpphevs

    Report - Cremyll Fuel Depot & Grenville Battery, Cornwall - July 2020

    Went down to Cornwall this summer not far from my old uni haunts to check out some derps. Great bits of history amongst an impressive coastal landscape. So here we've got a kind of 2-for-1, a surf n turf so to speak. Both a WW2 Royal Navy refuelling depot, and a Victorian Palmerston fort...
  9. 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...
  10. Purplegoat

    Report - Report - Paualsgrove Radio Station, July 2020

    Hello guys. First time poster here not a massively interesting one but I was passing through the area so thought it was worth a look. Its taken me ages to get this posted as the whole reason I visited this site was to test out some 35mm film which I didn't get developed for while. The...
  11. Jadeb

    Unknown in Cliffe, Kent

    Hi all, So went exploring in Fort Cliffe today, found the Fort and the air-raid shelters and then came across this in an open field, but I'm not quite sure what it is... Can someone please help me so I can research the history a little more (still learning! L Thank you
  12. Tom Ellis

    Report - Shoreham Cement Works, West Sussex- August 2020

    History The site of the Cement works has been used in limestone and cement production all the way since the 18th century and was the first location in the UK to use Vickers Armsrong Kilns. The earliest recording, I could find, of the quarry's existence was from 1725 where it was only a small...
  13. Imba

    Report - Abandoned US Army Crane Train, Bristol - August 2020

    So I had to throw this one up ASAP as I was bloody thrilled to have found this location! The history for this report is mostly going to focus on the US Army’s logistical efforts in the UK during WW2. I could go into detail regarding the specific location & the local surrounding area due to it...
  14. F

    Report - Littlewoods Air Raid Shelter, Liverpool- July 2020

    The History: This air raid shelter was built before World War Two for the workers of the nearby Littlewoods Pools building. Several entrances were available for the staff. The factory building itself was used for several purposes during the war, including printing National Registration forms...
  15. 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...
  16. U

    New to urban exploring from Plymouth

    Hey can anyone help me with some sites in Devon and Cornwall I have a car I currently live in Plymouth is there any abandoned places what so ever if so pm me I’ve started a YouTube channel and need help finding some places cheers look forward to hearing back from someone
  17. PaulieC85

    Report - WW2 underground flour mill

    Hi guys came across underground WW2 flour mill. Abandoned and is some reasonable state to film
  18. LashedLlama

    Report - Langdon Hole Communications Bunker & Deep Shelter, Dover - November 2019

    A location that's been somewhat done to death, but hey ho, here's yet ANOTHER report on it, enjoy! After a considerably tiresome day in Dover, myself and @TheFerret decided to make one last pit stop at what was once our favourite photography spot...good old Langdon Hole ;)) So, we made our way...
  19. Tyyurbanberkshire

    Report - Ford car in ww2 pill box 22nd OCTOBER 2019

    When on a bike ride we were in a farmland area of sulham woods,reading,Berkshire looking in and at pillar boxes from WW2. Trying to find an entrance we discovered a manageable hole to get through. Luckily we had our phones and shone a light in the dark room. Noticing there was a stood up wheel...
  20. LashedLlama

    Report - Esplande Tunnels, Dover - October 2019

    After causing a colossal upset in the incredibly friendly urbex community, I've finally decided to release the photos from our infamous jape... On a particularly warm Octobers afternoon, myself and one of my close mates decided to "enter" Dover's gem, and what we came across is something we'll...
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