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    Arrow RAF Upwood: - Cambridgeshire


    Visited today with Cavewheel, Muffin, and Duck, as well as Hypo boy (+1) and Diesel Drinker, who we met for the first time; cheers for a great explore fellas.
    Upwood is a massive site and I could easily post individual reports for each of the parts: The tanks, the towers, the accommodation blocks, Decontamination Centres, etc. I'm sure the history of how it's been passed from RAF to USAF like a a twink in jail has been posted before.
    Here’s a very brief report of our visit.

    A small area of the site:




    A lot of the buildings towards the back of the site are in great condition:




    I know it’s hard not to be homo-erotic when drawing up a resuscitation poster, but seriously?


    I’m in love with corridors, I have a canvas of a Severalls corridor in my living room. This site had some beauties:


    Spot the explorer…:p


    The massive parade ground in the middle of the site had a bit of a Pripyat feel to it:


    The second oddity of the day, (the first being the site being full of sheep…) was that we ran into a couple of models on a fashion shoot.:


    Officers Mess Ballroom:




    Sergeants Mess - love the wacky boarding up of the windows:



    Compulsory group shot:


    I’ve posted loads of serious pictures of the tanks before, so::p


    The water tower:




    Beautiful view from the top over the fens:




    Hope you enjoyed!
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    good explore
    huge site did you see the sheriffs badge on the bar?

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    Wow that looks great. What a spoon whoever boarded the windows up like that

    It's all over.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UrbanX View Post
    Visited today with Cavewheel, Muffin, and Duck, as well as Hypo boy (+1) and Diesel Drinker, who we met for the first time; cheers for a great explore fellas.
    Cheers for the invite mate. Was good to have a decent explore with a bit more confidence than my last solo visit!

    A few of mine. First time posting pics on here, so apologies if there's any issues with any of them....
















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    A fine report Sir!

    Nice mix of pics. Those boarded-up windowsa are LOCO crazy!

    Thanks for popping these up -made for enjoyable viewing :)
    Lb :jimlad:

    Think we're gonna need a bigger boat

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    A good additional set HB :)

    Groovy arches

    Ta for sharing!
    Lb :jimlad:

    Think we're gonna need a bigger boat

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    Great set of pic's HB, you lit the dark areas really well!
    I knocked up some hoooge panoramics from the top of the tower this morning, 40MP each... :) View was awesome.
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    Great photos.

    People keep mentioning the boarded up windows - it's worth remembering that Upwood is used by airsofters so it's more than likely that they done the windows for "cover"...
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    great report guys. I'm still loving the tank

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    Love seeing this site...there's always so much to see. :)
    Sorry to be another to mention those bizarre boarded-up windows again, but...
    Heeeeeeeeeerrrrrrrrrrrrre's Johnny!!!
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