Little off topic but My mind often wanders to this image when thinking about this sort of architecture. That and it’s fucking gnarly.
Yeah I think about this one too
I think those are all Trish Murtha’s photos, taken around Newcastle’s West End
British Culture Archive were going to be doing an exhibition of them but think it got pushed back, Covid etc
This popped up on YouTube, home movie from Portsmouth & Southsea in 1982 that features the skateparks but sadly, just bikes & rollerskates in the footage
Ease up geez, that’s amazing.
Also similar are Mark Power’s photos, this from Newcastle 1986
Bit late to the Gateshead Quarters mention but here’s Stu Graham
tried to front rock that thing a year or two back and nearly lost my front teeth
Camberwell Sumbarine. Is this thing skatable? Looks like a bit of a Tom Knox type of spot:
Been there a couple of times since the hoarding came down (It was covered for years).
No, is the short answer.
This Kickstarter is starting next week
Challenge formally laid down, then.
Is that Pontus Alv?
Not sure how I missed this thread, so much amazing stuff. I came across these stamps that would fit in here. Been searching for them on eBay, but no luck so far.
Those are beautiful.
Nice - not seen those before.
For some reason they remind of a Roland 303, think I’ve been starring at my laptop too long today!
Makes me think of Joe O’Donnell.
Massive underground factory?
Heating / vent thing for nearby estate I think