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    When i first got interested in Urban Exploring, it started out by liking the idea of being ontop of a highrise building, taking photos of the city beneath. Luckily enough, i live in West London, so popping into Central London takes 20 mins :)

    The initial plan was to visit a 9 story building on the outskirts of London, visiting with MrDan and Sweet Pea, but after driving around we ended up in Central. Myself and Sweet Pea had to be up very early the next day for work, but despite this i didnt get home until 01:49am! Haha.

    Anyways, the place was abit of a building site tbh as they are added another 11 stories to the already 30 floors. But once we were in the grounds, we made our way up the stairs inside the building to the 10th floor, from there on it was metal stairs overhanging the outside of the building. Once on top, the view was amazing. The Shard, Canary Wharf, St. Pauls, Tower Bridge, London Eye, OXO Tower can all be seen from here.



    Here are some photos. I must admit not the best, as we didnt have long up here. Def need to go back to get some better pictures.


    IMG_0222[1] by StewR53, on Flickr


    IMG_0214[1] by StewR53, on Flickr

    me playing around with the zoom on a 8 second exposure

    IMG_0224[1] by StewR53, on Flickr


    IMG_0219[1] by StewR53, on Flickr


    IMG_0197[1] by StewR53, on Flickr

    Hope you enjoyed

    StewEP

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    Where's the peely paint? :P
    I didn't get one with the eye in it.

    Here's mine...



    Last edited by MrDan; 28th Feb 14 at 19:20.

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    Nice one fellas!
    My invite must still be in the post? :p
    Cracking shots Stew :)
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    Quote Originally Posted by UrbanX View Post
    Nice one fellas!
    My invite must still be in the post? :p
    Cracking shots Stew :)
    You are more than welcome anytime UrbanX. Im a big fan of your work, and i know that MrDan and Sweet Pea have met you at Sevs. Would be nice one day to meet you. Talk about your website and your adventures abroad. Keep it up mate.

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    That looked a fun night,thanks for sharing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flyboys90 View Post
    That looked a fun night,thanks for sharing.
    It was a fun night. I can see a rooftop addiction happening

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    Just added my photos to my first post :)

    UrbanX, Please say we can do a rooftop in Ukrainel?!

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    Nice Pics MrDan!
    Sure we'll find one or two ;)
    My Mrs took me to that Oxo tower for lunch for my birthday - View wasn't as good and it was over 100 for lunch...
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