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Memories of Hellingly

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Nestled 10 miles back from the East Sussex coast lays Hellingly Hospital. Red brick, stark and decaying, closed in 1994; Hellingly is a place of mystery from the exterior. When Mental Health moved into the community in the early 1990s, Hellingly was boarded up and left, with only a small secure unit operating on site.

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Written by Ali

March 15, 2010 at 2:06 pm

Winch and Speed Do T’north – Dec 2008

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Following the success of the Achtung Baby summer Eurotrip, myself and Speed decided to visit the north with our remaining annual leave, early in December. We planned a rough route taking in Inverkip Powerstation, some North Eastern Asylums, as well as the 28DL Manchester Meet. We intended to go with a full car, but we don’t have any friends. Boo hoo.

Of course the idea of ‘Doing’ the north of England is a daft one. Things change, and you could never see everything an area had to offer in a long weekend. We cherry picked the sites we wanted to see, and didn’t quite ‘do’ the north… Always time for a return trip…

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Written by Ali

March 6, 2010 at 10:48 pm