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Chatterley Whitfield Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent - 2019/2020

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I'm sure that most will be familiar with Chatterley Whitfield and a lot will have given it a visit over the years. There have been numerous excellent reports over the years, not least AndyK's outstanding effort a couple of years back which practically covered every inch of the place. I've visited Read more

Tower Colliery, Glamorgan - December 2016

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There's been various reports from this place covering it pretty well, so nothing really new to add. We had a really nice relaxed morning wandering around, bumped into the security chap almost immediately but he was a good guy and was happy for us to have a look around which was nice. Tower Colliery Read more

Thoresby Colliery (Part 2), Nottinghamshire - September 2016

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Went back again recently and managed to get around to a few more bits, glad that we managed to get one of the two headstocks done. The only way we found of doing the other was incompatible with my bone structure unfortunately. No demolition team this time, just security and his van load of dogs. Read more

Thoresby Colliery, Nottinghamshire - September 2016

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Bit late to the party on this one, I'd been wanting to come back since making a passing visit whilst the place was still operating in 2014. Plenty of things got in the way of visiting but finally I got around to it. Almost too late really, demolition is well under way, they even seem to be working Read more

Clipstone Colliery - May 2013

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Clipstone Colliery was a coal mine situated near the village of the same name on the edge of an area of Nottinghamshire known as “The Dukeries” because of the number of stately homes in the area. The colliery was owned by the Bolsover Colliery Company and passed to the National Coal Board in Read more

Hasard Cheratte, Belgium - September 2012

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We spent a good few hours wandering around this place, it's quite a strange place really with half of it built to look like some sort of castle and the rest being a rather drab looking concrete affair. There's not a huge amount of things left now unfortunately, but it's still worth a look and if Read more