Skid Pan Training

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addo
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Post by addo »

Homer wrote:Not sure when you were last here...
When I was last "there" central London still had a few "bombed site car park" areas. :shock: I can remember the signage.

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Re: Skid Pan Training

Post by handyman »

Addo, that must have been a long, long time ago. :shock: Bombsite car parks are all now developed into 'kin great empty office blocks, all covered with CCTV cameras and I'm sure any 'silly' antics in Central London will attract the attention of the 'Shoot now, ask later Brigade' (Anti-Terrorist Unit).

Out-of-town industrial estates might afford the acres of tarmac required, but again, CCTV might be an issue. I did used to use an abandoned airfield in NW London for racing bike & car testing but I'm sure that has now been redeveloped. Was owned by Handley Page. Remember them? 3.5 mile runway, 200mph+ never an issue! :shock: =D> :roll:

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Re: Skid Pan Training

Post by Homer »

handyman wrote: Out-of-town industrial estates might afford the acres of tarmac required,
Generally any open - non public area in an industrial estate, not in use 24/7 will have barriers installed. Too many "clubs" using them as unofficial gathering points. They can spend thousands on car modifications but not a few quid on hiring a venue to show off.