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Hi from Plymouth, Devon!


LBoro

28DL Full Member
28DL Full Member
Hey! So I’m super new to urban exploring, always been really interested in it and was a member of this group a long time a go but recently went on holiday to Spain and stumbled across an abandoned golf resort club and I just had to go in and now I’ve caught the bug for it!! So I was wondering if anyone could please give me some tips and pointer on how to actually find places to explore? I’m not asking for any locations etc just some advice to get me started. Thanks!!
 

cunningcorgi

28DL Regular User
Regular User
Courtesy of @Styru

You can also try:

Architects websites
Architectural news websites
Arrse (Army rumours forum)
Bing maps
Building company websites
Buildings at risk register
Charities Commission
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Companies house
Crown Estates
Demolition company websites
Derp /Subbrit /flickr/ photobucket/deviant art (etc. etc. )
e-goat (RAF rumours forum)
Ebay - maps, plans, deeds, historical paperwork, post cards, etc.
English Heritage (and it's Scottish/Welsh equivalents)
English Nature
Estate agents
Facebook
Freedom of Information act requests
geograph (org .uk)
Good old leg work/looking around
Google
Google earth
Graffiti forums (I'll not list them, but a few out there)
Keeping your ears open (found a cracking explore from an overheard conversation in a hospital lift once)
Keeping your eyes open
Letterboxing websites/forums
Local archaeological societies
Local authority planning applications
Local Fire service websites (where have the local chavs been trying to torch?)
Local historical societies
Local knowledge (ask around)
Local library
Local museum
Local papers
Local Police website (where have they been to catch pikeys?)
Local TV news
National library
National Trust
navy-net (Navy rumours forum)
Ordinance survey maps (new)
Ordinance survey maps (old)
Photo library collections (Frith etc.)
police999 . com
policeoracle . com
The National archives
ukpoliceonline .co . uk
What do they know? website
Where' s the path? website
YouTube
 

LBoro

28DL Full Member
28DL Full Member
Thank you so much! I will get on and have a look at some of these tonight see if there is anything of interest!
 

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