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  • BikinGlynn's Avatar
    Yesterday, 21:41
    Yawn yes again! But I liked it here & have tried to keep the pics a bit different so bear with me. The History (nicked from wiki) Royal Naval Training Establishment Shotley, known in the Royal Navy as HMS Ganges, was a naval training establishment at Shotley, near Ipswich in Suffolk. Starting in 1905, it trained boys for naval service until it closed in 1976, following the raising of the school leaving age from 15 to 16. It had a mixed reputation in the Royal Navy, both for its reputed...
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  • mookster's Avatar
    Today, 16:29
    I was under the impression that the childrens block was the Modernist 1947 TB pavilion, the older one up the north end of the site was the male pavilion. That was one of the only buildings I didn't get into over my two visits but I'm tempted to pop back up there over Christmas.
    4 replies | 363 view(s)
  • Scattergun's Avatar
    Today, 11:01
    Combined with the increasing cost of running the place. Even the entry fee was a small fortune. Fond memories of the place though. This is where I grew up so I could count a fair few visits.
    9 replies | 1004 view(s)
  • HughieD's Avatar
    Yesterday, 23:19
    Cheers mate. Yeah...alot of good sites and great graff too. The industrial stuff in Belgium has got real style to it...
    5 replies | 408 view(s)
  • BikinGlynn's Avatar
    Yesterday, 22:04
    Another cracker. There seems to b excellent graff everywhere over there. The arched window is almost identical to the ones at my old works!
    5 replies | 408 view(s)
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