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Default Abandoned Sand Factory - St. Helens - 12-05-2011, 20:31

Hi guys! First report here! Woo

Anyway, this is an abandoned factory in St. Helens. Its a disused Sand cleaning factory. From what I've gathered, it was established to get in and clean sand ready for pilkingtons to make into glass, but when Pilkingtons got bigger, they needed more sand and started getting it in themselves, hence the reason for the existance of the factory was gone.
So, now it stands, unused and just left to rot...
















Sorry that there aren't any of inside buildings. From what I hear about the place, you can get inside, and there is still machinery around, but the day that me and my friend decided to go, it had been raining all day, and the remaining sand was wet, ergo not letting us pass! I was a bit gutted.

Anyway, I hope you enjoy!
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Default 12-05-2011, 20:41

Very nice shots


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Default 12-05-2011, 21:18

getting inside is easier than you might think, you just need to look in the right place
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Default 12-05-2011, 21:24

Well, we did get found by the security guard that patrols the place. Apparently, Pilkingtons own it now.

He decided to call the police, and we had our details taken. Soo, i'd be aware of the security guard.


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Default 12-05-2011, 22:27

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Well, we did get found by the security guard that patrols the place. Apparently, Pilkingtons own it now.

He decided to call the police, and we had our details taken. Soo, i'd be aware of the security guard.
A little more stealth next time then! Good first report though.
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Default 12-05-2011, 22:36

Just slap a bit of camo on next time


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A little more stealth next time then! Good first report though.
Definately, it was my friends fault, he decided to leave his car right outside the site! Doh!!

So, next time, he won't be doing that!

And I always wear black, so I thought that might help


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Default 12-05-2011, 23:23

nice pics, you need to get inside and shoot that machinery
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Default 13-05-2011, 00:00

I'm a bit hesitant to go back there, mainly because I'd rather not get arrested, and the security guard scared me a bit last time!
The police said if I get caught doing it again, it will be arrest! :( Ah well!


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Default 13-05-2011, 00:03

They just say that to scare you and use it as a deterrent


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