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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 6:19 pm 
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The old Portobello swimming pool :?
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:13 pm 
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Those diving board shots look very end of cold war era eastern block.

I sometimes get lost for hours on retronaut.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:52 pm 
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Gone mate. Another housing development.

At least I'll be safe from hypothermia now though.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 11:05 pm 
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I blame that place for postponing my voice breaking :evil:

My Grandfather used to work in the powerstation next to it :)


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 11:08 pm 
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Before they finally knocked it down there was talk of remodelling as Meadowbank Thistle home ground.

Crazy idea, and if they did they should have planned to leave the boards in.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 9:24 pm 
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I had a feeling it had been demolished :?
TBH i hate outdoor pools anyway,more like exposure waiting to happen :lol: Its the architecture im interested in :D


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