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Kwak_knight 18-04-2012 21:05

I would do, but I cant seem to figure out how to PM ppl :blush

Gibbo 19-04-2012 13:38

You don't have PM privs just yet. You have to wait a month and put up a certain number of posts before they're automatically activated. It's an anti-spam feature, but I'll activate you as I'm a nice guy.

Kwak_knight 19-04-2012 18:12

Sweet! Cheers dude:thumbs

Twitch 20-04-2012 03:27

Nice pics!

A truly beautiful building that shouldn't have been allowed to get into this state. The clock tower was my favourite bit, but I've heard its rather inaccessible now.

wilfbiffherb 20-04-2012 16:35

to get up there im pretty sure you'd have to do a big jump and grab the beams then swing up. didnt want to risk it as if id missed the grab id probably have shot through the floorboards! theyre pretty rotten now

Edus1 20-04-2012 16:54

Last time i was there the security had removed the lower ladder but with some careful climbing you can scale the wall to reach the ladders :) ALthough if you move to energetically in the clock tower it doesnt half wobble :D You can climb rite out to the very top as well if you desire. Possibly wouldnt reccomend it now tho as it was wobbley as hell back in 2009

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3313/3...bfe09df1_z.jpg

Snake Oil 20-04-2012 20:20

is the 5th pic a collapsed floor? It looks well tatered in there :(

wilfbiffherb 22-04-2012 11:50

yeah its one of the ceilings on the ground floor. right state.

bignickb 14-06-2012 15:44

I remember the clock tower ladder held on by minimal bolts, only two of us had the balls to scale it but it was so worth all the pigeon poo, this was 2009:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/2001145...in/photostream

urbanunderworld oggy 29-07-2012 21:32

went for an explore some weeks ago,wish i had gone when there was still lots of things to look at,tried climbing clock tower ladders,but far to much vandal paint on them.beast of a building,real shame....


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