Odd Days Out have been to investigate how – with the help of ‘Roys of Wroxham’ – the village of Hoveton has managed to buck the standard commercial homogeneity found in most high streets and instead replaced almost every shop with a Roys. Read More →
Few people have left their mark on a town as profoundly as Little has on the East Sussex seaside-resort of Hastings. Appointed the town’s Borough and Water Engineer in 1926, he helped shape Hastings for 34 years. It was Little’s expertise and enthusiasm for reinforced concrete that earned him the nickname “The Concrete King” and it was with this material that he left his mark on Hastings, much of which can still be seen today. Read More →
For nearly 90 years a single train left a dedicated station once a day, and travelled non-stop for 40 minutes until it reached its passengers’ final destination.
Welcome aboard the London Necropolis Railway.Read More →
Grain is at the end of the long Hoo Peninsula in north Kent and there is only one road in and out. It’s the last stop on the B2001; an eerie route lined with power stations and refineries. At night, these buildings are lit up, creating a strange vista, akin to something out of Blade Runner.Read More →
The building was supposedly constructed by Benedictine Monks from the nearby Wilmington Priory in 1280. It continued to be used by the clergy until 1970 when it was sold into private ownership. It remains occupied to this day, so we ask other Odd Day Outer’s to be mindful not to disturb the occupants.Read More →