Nettleden

Press & media coverage

  • Underground fire in Corsham

    Posted by Higgypop Admin on Wed 11 Feb 2009 at 17:00
    From: BBC Wiltshire - Monks Park Quarry

    Steve Higgins of Nettleden.com talks to BBC Radio Wiltshire's drive time show about the layout and history of Monks Park Quarry following an underground fire at the site.

  • Fire breaks out underground

    Posted by Higgypop Admin on Wed 11 Feb 2009 at 13:00
    From: GWR Wiltshire - Monks Park Quarry

    Steve Higgins of Nettleden.com talks to a local news team about the conditions firemen may be facing underground following a fire.

  • What lies beneath

    Posted by Higgypop Admin on Tue 17 Oct 2006 at 11:00
    From: BBC Wiltshire

    BBC Radio Wiltshire take Steve Higgins of Nettleden.com deep in to the bowls of the BBC building in Swindon.

  • Corsham tunnels for sale

    Monks Park Quarry

    Posted by Higgypop Admin on Tue 25 Oct 2005 at 13:00

    Steve Higgins of Nettleden.com talks to a local news team in a brief feature about the MOD selling of the Corsham tunnel complex.

  • Secret underground Wiltshire

    Posted by Higgypop Admin on Fri 18 Mar 2005 at 12:00
    From: BBC Wiltshire

    Wiltshire's secret warren of underground tunnels and chambers are a hot spot for urban explorers... join Nettleden's Steve Higgins on a journey around the secrets under Wiltshire.

  • Sites unseen

    Posted by Higgypop Admin on Fri 28 Jan 2005 at 12:00
    From: Venue Magazine

    An article featuring Nettleden creator Steve Higgins looking to the reason why people in the Bristol and Bath areas like to explore forgotten underground places.

  • Subterranean stories

    Posted by Higgypop Admin on Tue 10 Feb 2004 at 17:30
    From: BBC Radio 4

    A 15 minute documentary on Corsham underground featuring Nettleden's Steve Higgins along with author Nick McCamley and Chris Davies of Darkplaces.co.uk.

  • Daredevils whose quest is an asylum

    Posted by Higgypop Admin on Fri 05 Dec 2003 at 23:39
    From: The Times

    At twilight the Gothic towers of an abandoned hospital loom like a haunted house. But the shadowy figures flitting along crumbling corridors are not ghosts, they are self-styled agents of a secretive underground movement.

  • 'It's like playing on building sites'

    Posted by Higgypop Admin on Fri 05 Dec 2003 at 20:00

    The creator of Nettleden.com, Steve Higgins was featured in The Times on 05/12/2003 talking about Urban Exploring, what it is, the attractions, the dangers and the legal aspects.

  • Pipedown

    Posted by Higgypop Admin on Sat 05 Jul 2003 at 12:00
    From: The Guardian

    The Guardian printed an excellent article in their Saturday supplement 'The Guide', a few UUEG members were interviewed and the journalist, Hugh Wilson wrote a really good piece about our hobby.