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Explore #17e (fifth revisit): Severalls Asylum including water tower, Colchester, Essex – September 2016

Confession time: I’d forgotten to post my fifth revisit to this beautiful old asylum, so please forgive the slight temporal glitch in my usual chronological posting! My previous reports give the detailed history and many more photos, including the most comprehensive report from my first 8-hour visit in November 2013 and a revisit by moonlight in May 2014 for something a little different. Our Explore Given that I’d previously explored ‘Sevs’ on no fewer than four five previous occasions, I’d…

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Explore #76a (revisit): Camping overnight at St Joseph’s Seminary, Upholland, Lancashire – July 2015

After our explores of Robert Fletcher & Sons paper mill and Williamsons’ Fire and Rescue Equipment it was time to end the day with something a little different – my first overnight camping in an abandoned building! History For the history of this beautiful derelict seminary please see the report from my first explore back in July 2014. Our Explore Without giving too much away the access to this site is perilous at the best of times – but carrying…

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Explore #119: Odeon Cinema, Colchester, Essex – January 2015

After our all-too brief revisit to Severalls Asylum and a traditional post-explore breakfast at McDonald’s, we decided to pay an impromptu visit to this old cinema… History The Odeon cinema, formerly the Regal cinema, was built in 1931 and designed by well-known cinema architect Cecil Masey. As well as showing films the cinema also hosted live events, including the Rolling Stones who played two shows there in September 1964. In the 1970s it was known as the Odeon Film Centre,…

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