Byker Culvert, Newcastle-upon-Tyne - July 2013

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Visited with JasperB, Nic81 and The Stig. Concrete culvert constructed between 1907-1911 carrying the Ouseburn underneath the suburb of Heaton. Runs for a total length of 2150 ft and built at a cost of £23,000. The south end lies underneath Ouseburn Viaduct, some of which has been paved over and Read more

Bypass, Bradford - March 2013

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Visited with JasperB, LeedsExplorer, Ojay, Squirrel 911 and Viraleye Big thanks to Ojay and Squizz for showing us around, really appreciated. This was for LE's birthday explore, so of course there was a cake and a meal out at Maccies. A really enjoyable explore, something I'd been wanting to do for Read more

Underground Reservoir, Stone - March 2013

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Visited with BAJ and Humpa No info really on this one, it's a seemingly disused underground reservoir, from the water marks on the walls doesn't look like it's been full for a long time. Not much to see but it has a nice ball float valve. It possibly could of had something to do with the nearby Read more

Stoke Mega - March 2013

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Visited with BAJ It'd been quite some time since we'd had the waders out so we were both itching to get out and decided to head down to Mega. BAJ had been before but this was the first time I'd gotten around to doing it. Not the most interesting of drains - all pretty modern, nice little stone bit Read more

Masticator (Meanwood Beck), Leeds - October 2012

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Visited with BAJ, divajasperB and LeedsExplorer​ Many a laugh was had on this adventure, really enjoyed it, except when I had a welly breach! I have a few videos that I may bung up at some point of some of the funnier moments. Anyway, true to form we were late arriving, after a quick beer stop in Read more

Megatron, Sheffield - September 2012

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Visited with BAJ, Fudge, Jazzywheelz and LeedsExplorer​ The city of Sheffield derives its name from the Sheaf; the river which was culverted beneath the city's streets in the 1860's. Until the 17th century the name Sheaf was written as Scheth or Sheath. Sidney Oldall Addy equates the origins of Read more

Bewl Water Overflow, Sussex - September 2012

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Visited with JasperB​ Bewl Water is a reservoir in the valley of the River Bewl (which is a tributary of the River Teise), straddling the boundary between Kent and East Sussex. It is about 4 km south of Lamberhurst, Kent, England. The reservoir was part of a project to increase supplies of water Read more

Blood Creek, Stoke - May 2012

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Visited with BAJ Blood creek is a culverted part of the Cockster brook running under Longton, not entirely sure where it comes out, I have a few ideas of where it could be though so further investigation will be done. Don't think it will be possible to climb up the slide, probably easier to start Read more

Down Below, Stoke - May 2012

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Gripper, Manchester - May 2012

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Visited with BAJ​ This runs across Platt Fields, on the fenceline between Manchester High School for Girls and the Park. At its end it is culverted underground and exits into the lake. "Part of the Very Ancient Mickle or Great Ditch sometimes called Nico Ditch Well-known A.D.1200. Extending over Read more