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Chernobyl: Reactor 4 and New Safe Confinement, robots and liquidators monument, Reactor 5 and cooling tower – April 2015

In April 2015 I spent an unforgettable 4 days exploring the radioactively contaminated exclusion zone in and around Chernobyl, now part of Ukraine. I went with a group of about 30 other urban explorers, many of whom had been a number of times before. Rather than paying for expensive day trips all the way from Kiev we were able to stay in the workers’ city of Slavutych and take a train with the workers each morning directly into ‘the zone’.…

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Explore #132: Abandoned Power Station, UK – March 2015

Sorry that I’ve not posted much in recent months… I’ve been busy exploring and changing jobs, Christmas, etc etc, plus editing the small matter of 4 days’ worth of photos from a trip to Chernobyl last Easter! The reports from there are coming up very soon, but in the meantime here’s a quick little report from what remains of an ancient oil-powered power station somewhere in the South of the UK. I really loved the well-preserved (considering its age) control…

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Explore #131: Perseverance Mill, somewhere in the North of England – March 2015

The final target for our UK exploring weekender was this huge disused Mill, nestled amidst rolling hills in the North of England. History I’m not going to give much history in order to protect its location. The Mill dates back to the 1820s, and was a very large producer of woollen cloth, with nearly seven hundred looms by the early 1900s. The Mill eventually closed at the start of the 21st century, and has laid disused ever since. Plans for…

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