Explore #41: St Peter’s Mortuary, Chertsey, Surrey – March 2014

After my climb of Kings Reach Tower, and my visit to CMH being cut short by the Ghurka security my energy was starting to wane. Nevertheless I was determined to give this location another go, having failed during a previous visit in August 2013, and was rewarded with gaining access this time! A very brief history St. Peter’s Hospital was initially built to house the casualties of the Second World War. The mortuary was built in the 1940s, but after…

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Explore #40: Cambridge Military Hospital (maternity ward), Aldershot, Hampshire – March 2014

After a night of breathtaking views in great company on the Kings Reach Tower climb it was time to make the middle-of-the-night drive solo down to Aldershot for my next target – Cambridge Military Hospital (or CMH to its friends). It was a surreal experience coming down from the adrenaline high of earlier in the night and driving around an almost deserted M25 at about 3.45am – at one point I must have driven for over a minute without seeing…

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Explore #39: Kings Reach Tower, London – March 2014

My first “roof-topping” experience was an amazing way to kick off a sleep-deprived mini tour of a few sites down South (of Norfolk that is). It all started with me pootling down the A11, already a bit knackered from a heavy night the night before… until I wondered who that idiot was blocking me in in the right-hand lane. Turns out it was UrbanX, laughing his arse off at the idiot on his inside lane who had abjectly failed to…

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