Report - Spring Quarry, Corsham. November 2009

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Oct 3, 2008
Deep in the Forest.
It's not very often that an opportunity to visit this place comes along.

The history of the site is well known to many and for any who aren't aware, a quick Google search will reveal everything you could ever want to know and more. Just for the record, there were no UFO's, no SSR and no nuclear reactors - at least in the bits we explored.

I don't have too many good photos, I take more pleasure in taking people to places they've never been before than I do out of posting pictures of them. I only have a 4MP compact camera and others take much better photos than me, as will no doubt be seen in future reports about the site.

Anyway, here's a few of the pics from one of my soirees with Freddyokel:

Some offices:

One of the designated smoking areas. Unfortunately we were a few years too late to be officially allowed to spark up:

Most of the storage areas had 'entry forbidden' signs, so we didn't dare go in them.

Always nice to find a fully operational toilet:

'Second Avenue' - A funky place to hang out with your mates at 3am:

Lots of plant kicking around.

Part of the extensive fire fighting facilities:

Passenger and goods lifts at one of the shafts. Glad they weren't operational or we might have ended up surfacing in a live military site and got ourselves busted :p:

More of the offices, I'd love to know what the 'incentives scheme' involved:

It may have been a 'dead end', but it didn't mean that something gorgeous wasn't waiting around the corner:

Because control kit like this isn't installed for no reason:

I would love to see some of these indicator lights gleaming:

I would also love to hear this little puppy generating some horsepower:

Erm, lonely chair shot:

I checked carefully, none of it was live. :(

The sick bay was devoid of any clues to its past, apart from the withered balloon above the door:

Sadly, the damp conditions have taken their toll on this bit of history;

This site is, so far, relatively unspoilt. Unfortunately, someone had nicked the stretcher:

"Turn the lights on when you leave"


1 of them cnuts off 28dsl
Regular User
Aug 10, 2009
you lucky buggers,id have given my left ball to see that place,nice work chaps and chapets

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