Press & media coverage
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.
Steve Higgins of Nettleden.com talks to a local news team about the conditions firemen may be facing underground following a fire.
BBC Radio Wiltshire take Steve Higgins of Nettleden.com deep in to the bowls of the BBC building in Swindon.
- 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.
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.
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.
A 15 minute documentary on Corsham underground featuring Nettleden's Steve Higgins along with author Nick McCamley and Chris Davies of Darkplaces.co.uk.
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.
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.
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.
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- Brean Down Fort
The fort was built between 1864 and 1871 on the recommendations of the 1859 Royal Commission. Originally armed with seven 7" RMLs, it was disarmed in 1901, but rearmed with two 6" ex-naval guns during World War II. Recently restored and opened to the public by the National Trust.