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Report - Zurich House, Portsmouth, Feb 2011

Discussion in 'High Stuff' started by chrisr86, Mar 2, 2011.

  1. chrisr86

    chrisr86 Clumsy oaf
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    First of all, thanks has to go out to Mffp for the tip-off on entry into the building itself, although it seems that a potential entry I had discovered probably works too. But never mind, his way is much easier (most of the time)!

    This was over the course of two visits, the first being with Olz9181 and Robbiekhan and the second visit with zmaricz. As there's not been a report in a while since security was upped in the summer here's some information on the building shamelessly ripped from skyscrapernews.com:

    The typical view inside the building. It's all been stripped completely as Zurich relocated their offices to Whiteley.
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    Not all that interesting...

    However, the roof is where it's at.
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    Views for miles around Portsmouth.
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    Olz and Robbie doing their thing.
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    A train leaving Portsmouth & Southsea Station.
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    Commercial Road.
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    I'm sure some of the other guys will be along at some point to make their additions (and put my pics to shame).
     

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  2. zmaricz

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    had a good explore, been waiting for this one for a while! anyways, here's a couple of pics:

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    Portsmouth and Southsea Station

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    St John's Cathedral

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    Looking Down

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    Guildhall

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    Looking out to Gunwharf

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    Me

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    Chrisr86

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    And lastly to show just how windy it was up there!
     

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    robbiekhan Khan't touch this.
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    I only stepped on some stray pieces of metal/glass/wood all the time, nothing more :p

    Good stuff!


    I only ended up with 3 photos I liked from my set, 1 being a pano:

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    Oh and I liked this one how it turned out too!

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  4. Ozzie_urbex

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    Hi I'm planning on attempting this soon would u mind giving me some tips for getting in, cheers
     
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  5. duckandcover

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    Forget it, the whole site is being re developed so there is 24hr secca now
     
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