UrbanSickness UK Urban Exploration
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Asylums + Hospitals -

Bangor Hospital   Cane Hill   Cane Hill Demolition   Central Middlesex Hospital   Cherry Knowles  Denbigh  Deva  Fairmile Hospital   Graylingwell Asylum  Harperbury Hospital  Hellingly  High Royds   Holywell  King Edward VII   Lancaster Moor   Leybourne Grange 
Lincoln General   Severalls   St Clements   St Georges   St Marys   UCL Middlesex   West Park   West Middlesex Hospital
Whittingham Hospital  Worcester Royal Infirmary  Yardley Green 

Military -

Anstruther Rotor Bunker Crowborough GCHQ + Aspidistra  Dover   Drakelow RSG/RGHQ Farleigh Down Tunnel   Fort Burgoyne Fort Paull   Goosnargh Bunker  Lansdown No.12 Group HQ  Kelvedon Hatch  Llanberis Ammunition Store  Longcross Barracks  Maidstone No.1 Group HQ  Monkton Farleigh  North Weald Mobilisation Centre  RAF Chilmark  RAF Holmpton  RAF Newton  
RAF Wartling  ROC Posts   Royal Military Academy   Wentworth Command Bunker

Industrial -

Battersea Power Station  Chinnor Cement Works   Fletchers Paper Mill  Ford Dagenham  Horton Kirby Paper Mill
HP Sauce Factory  NGTE Pyestock  Shipton Cement Works  SLP Engineering  Tolly Cobbald Brewery

Underground -

Browns Folly  Box freestone Quarry  Carshalton Air Raid Shelter  Eastry Chalk Mine  Epsom Road Deep Shelter  Hever Caves  Monks Quarry  Paris Catacombs  Paris Catacombs - 4 Day Visit  Ramsgate Tunnels  Ridge Quarry   Shorts Factory 
Swan Quarry (Kingsdown)  Westwood Quarry 

Other -

BIBRA Laboratory  Big Brother House  Chichester Emergency Bunker   Crawley Borough Emergency Bunker   Drapers Tower   Duke of Lancaster   Firbeck Hall   Lincoln Conservative Club  Pleasureland 
Silverlands  St Josephs Seminary   St Pancras Station  Tank testing Facility  Ushaw Seminary 

St Pancras Station and Midland Grand Hotel

Visited December 2006 with The Riddlers, Zero and BenWRX

This was a live site which needed super skill to infiltrate. The station was being converted into the new St Pancras Internaional for Eurostar. The platform areas were being worked on 24 hours aday, but the station area, which was origianlly the Midland Grand Hotel, was only being worked on during the day.
So this was a night time visit. First visited with Zero, we were only inside for 2 minutes when were stopped by a worker, a quick blag and he was fine and we carried on exploring.
We were trying to make our way to the main staircase and eventually to the roof.
All the temporary lights were on, which made things easier. The contractors appeared to stripping away the old styling, although some decoration had been clearly labeled to be kept, probably as it is a listed building, but it did show the years of different wallpapers and styles.

We found the ornate grand staircase, which was sealed off by wooden boarding to protect it, but it was still accessible. It was a very impressive staircase.

We carried on making our way up toward the roof, through the many corridors trying to explore each room aswell.
We eventually found a small spiral staircase which took us in the clock tower. You could also walk around the outside of the clock on a small blacony.

We then looked for access to the other tower which was taller and had a small flat roof which you could stand on.
After climbing up 3 of the highest , oldest ladders ever, through huge roofing joists we got to the top.
Although it was pitch black and 4 in the morning, you could still appreciate the view of London.
As time was getting on, and shift change was due soon for the workers which would have made it extremely hard to get back out, we made our way down the way we came.

View from the roof The ornate painted ceiling above the main staircase

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