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Thread: GKN Shadow factory & tunnels, Birmingham, Mar15

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    The surface buildings were unremarkable, but it is the underground labyrinth of tunnels that make this place. After the large cavern that was a huge safe, we came across a room that wouldn’t have been out of place for a torture scene in a ‘Saw’ movie. I didn’t know what I was walking in, and the barrels that looked like they were oozing toxic waste :D
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    This has always been one of my favourite explores and to be honest I'm surprised it's still around. Last time I was there in 2013 the half of the site over the canal had a big hoarding around it and was being cleared/demolished as the redevelopment has apparently got the go-ahead.
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    Totally agree with Mookie. This was a great explore, we spent hours down here although i dont remember it being so wet before !! Amazed its still extant !! Nice pics.

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    This is cool :)

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    Urgh, that looks like slurry from a dairy! (It's not, but it looks pretty grim). Thanks for posting, been a while since I've seen this place.

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    Thanks guys :)

    Yes it was filthy down there - Skanky would be an understatement!
    It's a big place; I'm sure there is loads more we didn't see
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Wombat View Post
    Thanks guys :)

    Yes it was filthy down there - Skanky would be an understatement!
    It's a big place; I'm sure there is loads more we didn't see
    On the other side of the canal/watercourse that runs through the site there is or was a whole other set of tunnels, however a number of years ago the canal sadly flooded these to about waist height.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mookster View Post
    On the other side of the canal/watercourse that runs through the site there is or was a whole other set of tunnels, however a number of years ago the canal sadly flooded these to about waist height.
    The other side of the road looked occupied and there was a fair amount of demolition already done on our side
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    Proper Job, Thanks
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    Great images.

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