The Accidental Explore Episode 2 – Bobsled Track, Romania

We had not visited to Romania with the intention for exploring, we were there for the wedding of two good friends. The thought of sloping off and exploring never crossed our mind. Not once. Honest. It is well known in the exploring community that Eastern European countries are ripe for picking. Since the fall of …

Our favourite photos from 2017

Done some exploring last year. Visited a few places. Here’s are some highlights and our favourite photos: West Ham Magistrates’ and Coroners’ Court, Stratford. Bron Y Garth Hospital Casual Ward, Leri Tweed Mills, Mid-Wales Ystrad Einon Copper Mine Tower Colliery, Hirwaun, Wales Railway Sidings, Sussex London Road Deep Shelter, Portsmouth AEI / WT Henley’s Cable …

Looking back at West Park Mental Hospital (2008 – 2011)

During the last year or so, we have been slowly working through TheTimeChamber and updating the galleries to include larger sized and more photos; in doing so we have ended up reediting a lot of old photographs and revisiting long forgotten places. When we began exploring at the beginning of 2007 we were attending University …

It isn’t all about Cold War bunkers and broken concrete you know…

1916 Eastern Command Bombing School, Godstone, Surrey Here on TheTimeChamber we consider any kind of exploring fair game and we are not just content with dodging security or poking about in old derelict mills and hospitals. We are also fascinated by social history, and the temporary changes to our landscape that are almost invisible to the …

ROTOR Site Codes ‘decoded’, well almost……..

ROTOR Site Codes. Decoded. Almost….. A pair of fellow ROTOR bunker aficionados (big thanks Harry Fleming and Bob Jenner) have worked out how the ROTOR phase 1 underground R1-R4 ROTOR site codes came about, and it is surprisingly simple…. The consulting civil engineers for the ROTOR Phase 1 project were Mott, Hay and Anderson. Which give …