Lochcarron ROC Post

      Lochcarron ROC post was one of the neatest ROC post I’ve found so far. Although not a huge amount actually remains inside, what does is remarkably untouched and undamaged – either naturally or due to vandals.     The post has been shut since September 1991, however Subbrit have visited it a number…

A Brief Introduction to ROC Posts

From 1955 until 1991, over 1500 underground posts were constructed and manned as a result of the Royal Observer Corps nuclear reporting roles. These posts were generally constructed to the same standard design of “a 14-foot-deep access shaft, a toilet/store and a monitoring room” These Royal Observer Corps Monitoring Post, or more simply known as…

2013: A year through Urbex

As the second month of the new year begins, my thoughts once again are cast to Urbex. There is little doubt in my mind that soon a new explore will begin and it will be good. On the whole 2013 was, for Urbexing, a good year.  I do on occasion get asked what I enjoy…

Seabank Tank Farm

Seabank Tank Farm was originally built shortly after WW1 when the local town was turned into a Navel Base. The town itself was the site of the “Invergordon Mutiny” where 1000 sailors of the British Atlantic Fleet went on strike.  It was used extensively during the Second World War and was once targeted by a…

South Sutor – Boars and Bunkers

So, first new explore we had been on in a while and what a good day we had for it. Brother_Bear, Calthing, TheMadOne and I all set off for a mooch around South Sutor. South Sutor is just across the water from North Sutor, where we went on a previous occasion. Together the guarded the…

North Sutor: The Magazine

One of the main highlight of the trip to North Sutor was the magazine. I was going through my old post when i noticed how little of the magazine i had actually mentioned. So here’s a post on the magazine itself. This was a small building that housed a ladder leading down into the magazine, one of…