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Report - Woodcroft Telephone Exchange, Edinburgh, 1/7/09

Discussion in 'Other Sites' started by Capn_Polyester, Jul 2, 2009.

  1. Capn_Polyester

    Capn_Polyester 28DL Full Member
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    This had been on my list for ages and I had noticed workers back in about a month ago, lousy economic recovery (mumble mumble). But I've only been urban exploring my new kitchen installation recently so couldn't get out until now.

    It's pretty much a shell with some deadly asbestos in, the site is huge and it's crushing to think how nice it would have been if it was mint. :banghead

    Anway, can't find any history on the place lurking around the internet. I'm assuming it was built in the 70's by the style and current plans are to turn it into 100 flats.


    Airlock into contaimated bits, had my p3 mask but couldn't really be bothered going in to see yet another empty room

    These were the entry "Tubestiles"


    Inside the ducting spaces, sans ducting


    Floor Plan 1

    Floor Plan 2, This was the same in both wings on all 4 floors

    The lift machinery was still in

    This was the only phone we found in the whole place


    Arthurs Seat from the roof

    and last but certainly not least a view of the most interesting bits of the builders canteen:rolleyes:
    #1 Capn_Polyester, Jul 2, 2009
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2009

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