ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
This anti-theist is priceless!!!
by djk. 11/14/18 07:19 AM
Single phase and what you call it.
by dsk. 11/12/18 11:10 AM
220/230/240V 60Hz Systems
by Albert. 11/07/18 12:48 AM
Black & Decker Recalls Hammer Drills
by Admin. 11/01/18 07:22 PM
New in the Gallery:
What is this for?
Plug terminals
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (djk), 10 guests, and 24 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
OT: World's most expensive closet? #146554
01/23/07 10:54 AM
01/23/07 10:54 AM
P
pauluk  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,520
Norfolk, England

Test Equipment:
Large Selection of Test Equipment For Electrical, HVAC, Test & Measurement
Large Selection of Test Equipment For Electrical, HVAC, Test & Measurement
Re: OT: World's most expensive closet? #146555
01/23/07 02:07 PM
01/23/07 02:07 PM
T
Texas_Ranger  Offline
Member
Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 2,431
Vienna, Austria
That's gotta be a joke!

Re: OT: World's most expensive closet? #146556
01/23/07 03:27 PM
01/23/07 03:27 PM
K
Kenbo  Offline
Member
Joined: Apr 2006
Posts: 233
Scotland
And to think all we keep hearing about is the rising sea level. And how London is going to disapear becouse of it [Linked Image]


der Gro├čvater
Re: OT: World's most expensive closet? #146557
01/24/07 09:14 AM
01/24/07 09:14 AM
P
pauluk  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,520
Norfolk, England
And get this: Not mentioned on the BBC link above, but on another report the agent is quoted as saying "Considering the location, it's really not that expensive." [Linked Image]

I don't care if it is opposite Harrods, convenient for Sloane Street, or standing in the grounds of Buckingham Palace for that matter. It's still just an old janitor's closet.

Re: OT: World's most expensive closet? #146558
01/24/07 04:52 PM
01/24/07 04:52 PM
M
Mash  Offline
Member
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 51
South Australia
Advert should read "closet for free, stupid tax of 170000 pounds".

Re: OT: World's most expensive closet? #146559
02/22/07 11:20 AM
02/22/07 11:20 AM
S
SvenNYC  Offline
Member
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 1,691
New York City
It's insane the lengths that yuppies go to.

100 years ago, this kind of room would have been the refuge of a working stiff like myself.

Probably paying $10 a week in 1900s money, which would probably equal to $100 a week in today's dollars.

[This message has been edited by SvenNYC (edited 02-22-2007).]

Re: OT: World's most expensive closet? #146560
02/23/07 09:51 AM
02/23/07 09:51 AM
T
trollog  Offline
Member
Joined: Oct 2004
Posts: 276
San Diego California USA
England must operate on some pretty backwards building codes leftover from the 19th century. How does a 10x17' space classify as large enough to be habitable space or a dwelling? A flat for the elephant man...


Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
HappyElectrician
HappyElectrician
Penn USA
Posts: 31
Joined: December 2011
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
Admin 8
Popular Topics(Views)
251,431 Are you busy
188,646 Re: Forum
178,348 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.023s Queries: 14 (0.004s) Memory: 0.9841 MB (Peak: 1.1385 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2018-11-14 13:25:52 UTC