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    I haven't had much time for trespassing with my end of school exams being imminent, so when on a late night stroll I tried the tower's padlock for what might have been the 20th time I was pleasantly surprised to find it unlocked.



    The tower itself was built in 1928 and the adjacent resorvoir in 1894, I haven't got any pictures of the reservoir but you can find some rather superb ones along with some more historical context by following this link. http://www.kenthistoryforum.co.uk/in...?topic=10601.0

    I got in as twilight was starting, made my way to the roof and took some internals on the way back down and out, there not great due to being hand held for the most part, with it being pretty dark in there at that time of day.





    Not much towers over my "city", despite the fog and lighting you can just about make out the cathedral to the left and the gas holder that is now probably only a few weeks away from being demolished to the centre right.





    Now for some blurry internals,







    As the old saying goes "flash photography is better than no photography",





    Well there you go.

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    Nice one! Always dreamed of finding an open on like that, but alas not yet.
    Hats off to you for doing it! Thanks for sharing! :)
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    Quote Originally Posted by UrbanX View Post
    Nice one! Always dreamed of finding an open on like that, but alas not yet.
    Hats off to you for doing it! Thanks for sharing! :)
    I was lucky to walk past when I did for sure.

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    thats not bad for taken with a flash :)
    thanks for sharing
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    NB Stay well away from working antennas Lad ! They could be transmitting dangerous RF radiation.

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    Lovely bit of RF there! Nice.

    Excellent photos and nice internals. Need to do more of these buggers

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    Awesome. Nice to see lazy workers helping out. Something I aspire to.
    F,ing hippies. I shit hippies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nanook View Post
    NB Stay well away from working antennas Lad ! They could be transmitting dangerous RF radiation.
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    Would make great dig's if you take all the pipe work out put some floors in make good home.

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