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    Default RAF Upper Heyford, March 2010


    This is rather pic-heavy so apologies in advance if your internet borks.

    Met up with TBM and Landie Man to explore this vast site today, intending to redo the school as most of my photos came out rubbish last time. We also did the casino building and another barrack block.

    The day went brilliantly, until coming out of the barrack block Landie spied a police car driving through the base. After waiting for it to leave we made our exit, but back in the shop car park a security guard approaches us....asks us all the usual guff about what we were taking photos of etc etc and we say very little, he informs us the police are minutes away which we did for once know to not be bollocks as we'd seen the car not five minutes ago. The police duly arrive, details taken and checked etc and we are searched and the all clear is given and we were on our way after a bit of a ticking off. Took a fair while though and I wonder how many forms the rozzers would have to fill in after returning to the station I have to say, I've never, ever seen anyone shaking as much as TBM was all through the affair

    School....it was lovely and sunny for this part and then the sun disappeared later on. Despite trying to be methodical I still haven't got round the entire school site.





















    Drowning Pom Bear:(



    Then we moved on to the Casino building which also encorporates a few halls, a sandwich shop and various other things.





















    Final stop was a couple of the barrack blocks, only interesting for their artwork, other than that they are stripped and bland.















    Ta for looking, and apologies again for the amount of pics I tried to cut it down as much as possible:p

    The rest of the pics I took are on my Flickr
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    What a great day, and fantastic shots!

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    Looks to me like it was worth all the grief you encountered.Well done Mookster.

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    Shame some of those pieces of artwork had to be left, they're quality :(
    How could you win on a fruit machine if you couldn't play?! lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by hnmisty View Post
    Shame some of those pieces of artwork had to be left, they're quality :(
    How could you win on a fruit machine if you couldn't play?! lol
    I think it was to keep the general riff-raff out

    If any of you guys are planning on going, police use the grounds on the communal side including barrack blocks for training dogs and stuff every couple of weeks, so don't get caught!
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