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Thread: Thamesteel, Sheerness - January 2013

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    Default Thamesteel, Sheerness - January 2013


    Visited with Kent-Urbex

    I haven't been Urbexing for almost a year, so when Kent-Urbex contacted me about popping over to the Isle of Sheppey I was all over it.

    I don't know much of the history of this place, but I know that it was a steel foundry and that it went into administration in January 2012. There were various reports about it being reopened from mid 2012, as the former owners took it back over then. But currently nothing is happening on the site, and no-one knows what is going on really. This article is from 24th January and confirms this: http://www.kentonline.co.uk/times_gu...niversary.aspx

    It wasn't the most stress-free explore I've ever done, but it wasn't a particularly traumatising one either. I had a superb day out there, the place is absolutely vast and there is so much left around, including massive cranes.



    On with some photos then; I have seen reports better than mine before on Thamesteel and Kent-Urbex's is going to be amazing when he puts his up. Hopefully there is some merit somewhere in my report! Onwards.






















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    Cheers for looking! :D

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    Looks great, I've been thinking about taking a trip up to Sheerness soon to see this...
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    Very nice indeed...
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    Very nice photos.

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    we used to get steel from this place for our work i think a trip here is on the cards
    Now remember if we get caught im deaf and you dont speak English!!..... my facebook page for more pictures!! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sweet-...01993396496625

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    Please dont leave us this long again! These photos are fab!
    I know of the place well, and how much hassle it is, so hats off.
    Wicked photos again, cheers for sharing!
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    nice work there

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    So after not doing urbexing for 2 years decided to get back into it as recently got my hands on a nikon D800 :) this site is massive, In great condition found some pretty cool things there. A revisit is on the cards very soon as rushed for time: here are the pictures:

    work shop


    Control


    There was alot of machinery already placed onto pallets looks like it was getting sold off


    Machinery


    1 of the machines open


    buttons


    sign


    machinery


    Control room


    Not sure what this part was used for


    walkway


    2nd building joined to the first one



    View from the crane


    Crane controls


    Hot gobbles :laugh


    pipe work


    safety sign


    When leaving the warehouse notice all these cool cranes so took a wonder over


    Burnt out crane


    crane


    cab


    buildings



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    BeGood...now there's a name from the past! Can't be the same BeGood who met up with us at Harold Wood a good 3+ years ago now can it?
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    A short vid showing all that glorious machinery in action

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VU1WzBZAdBc
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