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Explores #124 & #124a (revisit): Finsbury Park / Hornsey Wood reservoir, London – March 2015

Something a wee bit special up next – a beautiful disused Victorian reservoir hidden beneath the heart of London. History Finsbury Park Reservoir, also known by its original name of Hornsey Wood reservoir, was built by the East London Water Works Company between 1868-1869. Lying beneath Finsbury Park, with a capacity of some 5,000,000 gallons, it was used up until the early 21st Century. In 2012 a survey spotted a crack within the brick arches, and the park above it…

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Explore #109: The Underwater Ballroom / Victorian Folly, Witley Park, Surrey – some time in 2014…

And now for something just a little bit special… Please sit back, relax, and learn of the truly incomparable ‘Witley Wonder’ – a Victorian folly built beneath a lake by an eccentric millionaire… *** IMPORTANT: Please note that Witley Park is now occupied and in private ownership, and should therefore not be visited without the owner’s express prior permission. *** History (abridged, compiled and rewritten at great length from a number of source articles here, here, here, here, here, here, and…

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Explore #36: The Bunker, somewhere in the UK, some time ago…

This was a pretty special explore – a huge cold-war era, 3-level air defence radar bunker. The location is top-secret, so don’t even think about asking, cos I won’t be telling! In order to protect the site as much as possible I’m not including any history either, so will just crack on with the photos – all shots were taken using the “light painting”by torchlight technique. Looking back it’s quite surreal to think that I spent over 4 hours underground,…

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