Explore #70: Silo D of Millennium Mills & London Pleasure Gardens, London – June 2014

After exploring Rooftop X earlier that night Dan, Peter and I then had a fail whilst scouting out another location, so as dawn was breaking we headed to Millennium Mills. Unfortunately we were unable to gain access to the main mills this time, so instead had a mooch around the Grade II listed grain ‘Silo D’ which formed part of the main mill complex, and what remains of London Pleasure Gardens. History You can find a full history of Millennium…

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Explore #66: The Magistrates Court and Police Station, somewhere in the UK – June 2014

Back to the UK for this explore of an abandoned Magistrates Court and police station, somewhere in the North of England. The Court closed in 2011 as part of a round of closures of 93 Magistrates and 49 County courts. I had recced this location in October last year but it was sealed. However, I got a tip-off that it was now doable, so made my way there in the company of new exploring buddies Urbanographer and Wasted Abandon. Upon…

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Explore #59: Chateau Lumiere, France – June 2014

Explore #4 of the Operation Baguette tour After the sleep-deprived fun and games of the previous day’s exploring I was simply delighted when my alarm went off at 3.30am. Ahem. Dan and I shuffled around our room in semi-conscious monosyllabic fashion, plugging charged batteries back in to cameras, and trying to wake up for another day of derpage (i.e. exploring ‘derps’ – derelict places, try to keep up at the back). In truth, it’s amazing how much better you feel…

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