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Explore #17d (fourth revisit): Severalls Asylum, Colchester, Essex – January 2015

Just a very brief report this time… of what turned out to be a very brief revisit of Sevs – yes, we were busted within about 45 minutes by Michael the famous security guard! Please see my previous reports for the history and other photos of this Asylum… including the most comprehensive report from my first 8-hour visit in November 2013 and my revisit by moonlight in May 2014 for something a little different. Our Explore We arrived before dawn,…

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Explore #17c (third revisit, by moon and morning light): Severalls Asylum, Colchester, Essex – May 2014

Sevs holds a special place in the hearts of many Urban Explorers, including my own. Famed for its beautiful decaying corridors, morgue, peeling paint and Michael the legendary security guard it deserves more than one visit. After my epic 8-hour explore in November 2013 (see that report for full history and many of Sevs’ highlights), and the fun and festivities of ‘Santa Sevs’ in December 2013, it was time to pay the old girl a revisit. The plan this time…

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Explore #17b (second revisit): Santa Severalls! Severalls Asylum, Colchester, Essex – December 2013

“So what are you up to this weekend Adam?” “Well, I’ll be getting up in the middle of the night to meet about 30 other urban explorers to all dress up as Santa at an abandoned asylum of course…” The premise was simple: everyone get on site under cover of darkness, meet at the agreed location, and wait for daylight for a few quick group shots before splitting off into smaller groups to explore before security started their first rounds.…

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