Handley Towers

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Handley Towers
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Jelito2008 (talk) 15:50, 21 November 2020 (UTC)
Handley Towers

Ruddlebank [15, 82]

Jarman Lane Corp Boulevard Railway Station the Holmes Arms
Pember Grove Handley Towers the Rabjohns Hotel
Edward General Hospital Ashbee Avenue the Coopey Building

Basic Info:

  • Multi-story housing blocks. Windows can be jumped from to turn a character into a zombie.
  • Towers have no internal descriptions. Some towers, like Lerwill Towers in Greentown, have mobile phone masts mounted on them.
Outside view of Handley Towers at night.


Handley Towers is a tall, multi-story housing block, built from a complexng harmony of concrete and glass. It is the only building of its size in the entire suburb of Ruddlebank, thus it takes pride in dominating the suburb's skyline, and the perfect setting for the well known headquarters of Umbrella Corporation.


Umbrella Corporation forces claimed this building in early February, with the arrival of several different semis along the truck docks, which haven't left since. It was immediately barricaded, and any activity is hard to see since they appear to follow a strict light and noise discipline. The various logos on the semi trucks would suggest that they were using them in order to move numerous supplies and technology from Molebank or Shearbank. Some of the semis appear to be used by local businesses.

Civilian Sightings

First Sighting 02/03/2009: While passing this seemingly ordinary office building, you notice something you've never seen on your regular patrols, several different semi's are pulled up along the truck docks. Each semi appears to have different business logos, some you recognize from being used by various local businesses. After you whip out your binoculars, you examine the area more closely to see that the trucks have stenciled lettering reading: Umbrella Umbrella Corp.gif Corporation emblazoned on their sides. No current activity appears to be going on. You continue about your patrol and decide to stop by again in few days.

Security personnel guarding the building entrance [1]

Second Sighting 02/05/2009: The windows are now heavily lined with black tint making the building look more ominous than ever before. The only light that can be seen is coming from the top of the building, where you can just make out what sounds like helicopter blades against the wind. The entrances and exits now have cement barricades and plywood covering them. It appears that only the back of the building, which would be the truck docks, and the main entrance to the front, are the only ones accessible. Every now and then you see figures in black fatigues moving about, but its barely a second and they disappear. You decide its best to leave before you disappear too.

Third Sighting 02/25/2009: During your time away from the area, you've ran into several witnesses with sightings of Umbrella activity around the suburb. Evidence of these sightings were easy to find, the most obvious was for a period of time when the Corporation was flagging their new territory and alerting locals of their presence. One sighting from civilians near the McLellan Arms claimed that Umbrella members had actually been stirring up quite a ruckus there for several nights leading up to some sort of noisy finale. The reason for this being unknown. Upon returning to your usual roost to overlook the Corporation's HQ, you notice things have been disturbed and searched through, but without the appearance of making any sort of mess. You crouch over to the building's ledge and observe. Heightened activity is all around Handley Towers, light discipline appears to still be strictly enforced but through your night vision, you were able to capture an image of the activity, before the distinct feeling of being watched settles in and you decide its time to leave.

Barricade Policy

In accordance with the Ruddlebank Barricade Plan, this building should be Extremely Heavily barricaded at all times. Under the management of the Umbrella Corporation, the main purpose of this building is to serve as their HQ, while providing a heavily fortified shelter for Malton's survivors, should any stop by. Umbrella also promises to keep to code with the current Barricade Policy setup. The aptly named Corp Boulevard Railway Station to the North of Handley is the designated entry point.

Current Status

April 11th, 2020- im one of the umbrella Corporation members i have taken back our hg there is power running in building

Sign Post

The Bar Go NorthEast
The Holmes Arms