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 …

Hidden London – Clapham South deep level shelter preview tour

From time to time we are very lucky on here on TheTimeChamber as occasionally, someone we know drops us a line wanting to know if we would like to come and see something interesting, and normally off-limits. This has happened before when the Station Manager at Charing Cross Station agreed to show us the old …

Another one bites the dust, Severalls to be demolished.

The latest Asylum to be sold for development is Severalls in Colchester. Plans are moving forward and as the water tower and the front eschelon of the main ward block are listed the character and distinctive design will hopefully remain a landmark on the Colchester landscape for a long time to come. Read more about …

The Bohemian Blog.

Fancy something to read? Like ex-Soviet buildings and sites? Well have a look at this blog, written by a fan of TheTimeChamber in Bulgaria. Darmon has explored some fascinating Soviet sites and combines a well written prose with some gritty photography. Well worth a read, check it out here http://www.thebohemianblog.com/