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Report - The Drum car park, Bracknell, May 2016

Discussion in 'Other Sites' started by LoganMcrae, May 2, 2016.

  1. LoganMcrae

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    History
    One of the few sh*tholes in Bracknell that hasn't been demolished in order to make it the most renovated town in Britain. As with most places in Bracknell, history is hard to come by. I cant find when the place was built or when it was closed although its lifespan was approximately from the 70s to the 00s. It's frequently used by local Photography/Media students as an interesting shooting location. Unfortunatley the nightclub under the spiral exit has been completely concreted over.
    The Visit
    Entry was easy. Every time I've been here a new entrance has been created. This place is so popular that nobody wants to be locked out. Managed to get through the whole place undisturbed. Also managed to scare the sh*t out of some kids while I was leaving.

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    An exposed fuse box on the ground floor
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    The boarded up attendant booth
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    Interesting the kinda things that are left in abandoned places
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    The roof of what was once the nightclub
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    Found a nest in one of the static lifts
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    The lift machinery (Yes that is all pigeon shit)
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  2. Lancashire lad

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    different ill give ya that lol
     
  3. Ojay

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    Well, yes

    It's not really something that's going to inspire other people to visit, but well done for documenting a crap hole :p

    What it lacks in for being an appealing site, (unless you have a thing for car parks), I'm sure makes up for it with the effort

    Keep at it and keep exploring all the same :thumb
     
  4. professor frink

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    The plus side is that your next report can't be any worse :thumb
    The point to remember is ask yourself 'Would anybody else be interested in seeing images or visiting this site?'
     
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    I'll bet there's a way in somewhere...
     
  6. LoganMcrae

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    Got a JCB to hand?
     
  7. LoganMcrae

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    Alright, I'll admit it isn't the most glamorous location, but I'm on this site to share my urban exploration photos and stories. I don't care if an abandoned parking garage isn't interesting to you or anyone else. Its abandoned, so it belongs on this site. There is nothing wrong with my report
     
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  8. Seffy

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    Being Bracknell it would have a Waitrose trolley dumped somewhere wouldn't it :D
     
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    Bracknell needs bulldozing and a nice 6 lane motorway put from the M3 to the M4 across it. Fucking roundabout congested shitpit.
     
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    Oort The Spice Must Flow.
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    Sounds like a plan to me.
     
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  11. LoganMcrae

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    Dont forget about the piss taking amount of underpasses
     
  12. jdtaylor

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    There was something on youtube about this site, which I think was published coming up to a year ago potentially from one or two people.
     
  13. WhoDaresWins

    WhoDaresWins Let's do this
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    Does it have on site explorer parking?
     
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  15. LoganMcrae

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    I found your report while trying to find history on the car park! I didn't realise you were here on 28DL as well.
     
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