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Sunday, 16 April 2017

Chatsworth Works, Whittington - April 2017

A first glance this, hidden, long standing derp zone zone is a little bit shit.

Visited with Tbolt and Snapt, Snapt assuring us that of wonderful art was to be found.

After a bit of a false start and a run in with a member of staff, nice chap, from a local garden emporium we found ourselves initially a little disappointed with the place. However this was not to last.....

This railway wagon repair factory traded as Chatsworth Wagon Repairs Limited and closed at some point in the 1980s.

First the disappointing bit, a heavily thrashed building.

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Thankfully a casual wander further into the heavily overgrown site we came across the treasure that Snapt had brought us to see.

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What did the grape say when the badger stood on it?  Nothing, it just let out a little wine....

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I rather like this place, 6/10

Friday, 7 April 2017

Coalite, Bolsover, Derbyshire - April 2017

Visited with Tbolt and Snapt, bumping into Judderman as he appeared from the marsh grass like some kind of big game hunter.

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This place used to be a vast sprawling production centre for the smokeless fuel Coalite, a byproduct from the fuel known as Carbon Black was also processed for use as a pigment in the manufacture of vehicle tyres.

Opening in 1937, the 140 acre site finally closed in 2004, and has been sitting in development hell ever since.

There is talk of houses being built after a clean up of the land contamination, which is needed as the place stinks to hi heaven with a kind of weedkiller type smell.

Rather liked this place, seems to be the new place for good graffiti including a good few by Coloquix.

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Whilst I'm sure this place will not be everyone's cup of tea, I loved the place and giving it 8/10, a revisit on the cards at some point to see the evolving canvas.


Thursday, 6 April 2017

Eon Works, Sheffield - April 2017

In a case of grab what can photography that currently grips Sheffield during the city wide sanitization of buildings Tbolt and myself wandered into this little derp of a factory on the way to meet Snapt.

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A small, rather quick and easy explore - 6/10

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Leake Street Tunnel, London - March 2017

We visited this place on a 15 hour wander thru the streets of  London, meeting on Westminster Bridge at 8.30pm one Saturday evening we set off into the night.

We did rather liked this place, a graffiti free for all under Waterloo Station, London.

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The graffiti changes by the day, constantly being refreshed day and night and a visit is highly recommended.

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