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ginsters

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So finally after many reconnoissance visits and as many failed attempts, I FINALLY managed to explore St Josephs Seminary in Upholland

This place has been covered extensively over many years so I won't go into the history too much, except to say that it was a huge Catholic College that opened in 1883 and was closed in 1991.
It is a Grade II listed building and has now been left to rot until it falls to the ground. The place has decayed massively in the last few years and nature is certainly taking over in certain parts of the building.

As many will know, the place is guarded 24/7, and has a 9ft spiked fence all the way around the perimeter with a lot of CCTV and motion sensors, as well as very loud alarms. I met up with BenJames and along with Lucy and Emma we made our way in to find we'd probably picked the best day ever to access the place. Gypsies had apparently been on site and cut the power, as well as cutting a big hole in the metal fence and leaving some open windows (This has all since been fixed and boarded back up). With CCTV and Alarms offline this was one of the easiest explores I've ever done, we walked pretty much straight in and spent a good few hours exploring this amazing place.

Here's a selection of images from the explore. I hope you enjoy them. St Josephs Seminary is one of my favourite explores to date. It'll take some beating.

IMG_7298 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7289 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7297 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7244 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7242 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7243 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7245 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7240 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7293 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7234 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7235 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7292 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7290 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7232 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7231 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7230 by Ian Clark, on Flickr


IMG_7227 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7226 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7287 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7286 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7284 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7283 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7296 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7295 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7282 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7254 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7192 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7225 by Ian Clark, on Flickr

IMG_7253 by Ian Clark, on Flickr
 
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ginsters

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Stranton

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Now we all know there's a gap in the fencing, missing boards & no power
expect heavy tourism or unwanted attention & a gradual deteriation of this already crumbling building.
Personally I wouldn't advertise this sort of thing on a public forum,
but each to their own.
 

Ojay

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Now we all know there's a gap in the fencing, missing boards & no power
expect heavy tourism or unwanted attention & a gradual deteriation of this already crumbling building.
Personally I wouldn't advertise this sort of thing on a public forum,
but each to their own.
I wouldn’t worry mate it’s a done to death derp plenty have been over the years, it’s in a poor state and personally I think it’s a shame it’s ended up this way.

It’s what it is, no different to anywhere else really, it’s been open and closed many times over the years, the alarms were never a deterrent even when they worked.
 

ginsters

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Now we all know there's a gap in the fencing, missing boards & no power
expect heavy tourism or unwanted attention & a gradual deteriation of this already crumbling building.
Personally I wouldn't advertise this sort of thing on a public forum,
but each to their own.
It’s already been fixed from what I’ve been told this morning. I said it was a lucky day, they weren’t going to leave it open for long were they.
I’ve edited the original post to state that it’s now been repaired and boarded back up
 
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Dangermouse 2019

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Looks awesome a friend of mine put some signs up there. Stated it was really errie during the day so hoping to visit 1 day hopefully before it gets torn down illegally and new houses are built on top. Great pics though.
 

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