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Revision as of 17:52, 7 January 2009

Quarlesbank is a suburb of Malton, located in the northwest corner of the city. It contains the northern half of Calvert Mall and the local landmark Pitman Mansion. It also adjoins River Kevan, which runs along the northern edge of the suburb. Also the first recorded Pinata was here.

Suburb of Quarlesbank
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Quarlesbank's location in Malton

Resource buildings in Quarlesbank

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Known groups in this suburb:
— Survivor Groups —
  • Only scattered survivors...
— Zombie Groups —
— Hostile Groups —
  • Only freelance killers...

Key buildings in Quarlesbank:

Malls: Calvert Mall
NecroTech Buildings: 4

(27,1) (29,1) (20,3) (23,3)

Police Departments: 2
Hospitals: 1
Fire Stations: 2
Bulletin Boards: 4
Others: Pitman Mansion, Schools 2
Suburb Number: 3
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Frequency: 26.28 MHz
Transmitter Coordinates: It's the Mall frequency, but the whole suburb uses it too! (As long as nobody objects!) Tune in!

Quarlesbank's History

The suburb of Quarlesbank is surrounded in a rich history. During the late 19th Century Pitman mansion was founded within the suburb, however no-one was able to predict how much this structure would change the rest of the suburb forever. Once the owners of the mansion moved in, they immediately set out to reform Quarlesbank's image to a new industrial powerhouse, which would act as a benchmark for the north of Malton to follow. However this idea was met with fierce resistance after the 4 warehouses were found to be dumping harmful waste into Quarlesbank's environment and in River Kevan. This stopped any form of building for over 50 years through the local resident's feelings towards the Pitman family. However, in the early 1960's Lord Pitman was declared rightful heir to the mansion and inherited a huge fortune, which he was going to use to follow his parents dream and turn Quarlesbank into their dream. At this moment in time Pitman was relatively young and hence did not have the experience to understand the complex history which determined what was built in the suburb. His first venture was building a factory in the south of the suburb. Fearing that this would be a repeat of what had happened in the past, Lord Pitman was soon visited by many local residents unwilling to see their homes be polluted like they were before. Sensing a quick defeat, Lord Pitman stated that instead of factories and warehouses he, himself would aid in building structures which would benefit the suburb. Unfortunately due to his parent's past he was restricted from doing any work which involved constructing buildings on empty land blocks, so instead he decided to change his parent's wastelands into paved over areas for further developments.

In November 1966 Lord Pitman's image had reached a state of equilibrium with the local residents, however this was not enough for him to gain permission to build anything. So during a local Mayoral election he visited one of the parties, which suddenly increased its advertising from what can only be described as a 'huge influx of funds from an unknown source'. Eventually this party secured its place as Mayor and then decided to improve Quarlesbank's tarnished public image through a series of new buildings. The first of these was The Elson Building, which was designed by contempory architects, making it one of the most popular buildings in the suburb. This building was lergely disliked by Lord Pitman throughout all of its building and subsequent opening period. Local residents believe this popularity is due to the fact that Lord Pitman resented it and hence, given his past, it was seen as a beacon of the local's triumph in defying the wealthiest landowner in the uppermost north of Malton. A rich history can be found when looking on this building, which involves much of the suburb and Lord Pitman. In the past it has given many locals (and non locals alike) an interesting story about the events which led up to the area's current status and it's intertwined history with Lord Pitman. it is hoped that any visitors of local inhabitant will look upon it then make an informed judgment from that.

Finally during the last few decades before 'The Malton Incident', Calvert Mall was built to act as a centre of tourism for Quarlesbank and the neighboring suburbs. It was one of the last buildings to be made in Quarlesbank and is seen as a place where survivors can socialise freely and work together for a common cause. This idea has subsequently made its way across the suburb throughout this current 'situation', and is currently accepted and practiced by many of the suburb's pro-survivor groups, including the groups which inhabit Pitman Mansion and The Elson Building, making them safe for survivors to inhabit for as long as they see fit. These local groups as well as many of the local people in Quarlesbank have cleaned up the suburb's tarnished image, as was wanted 4 decades ago.


Resource Buildings

Fire Stations

Hospitals

NecroTech Facilities

Police Departments

Malls

Bulletin Boards

Revive Points

Phone Mast

See The Elson Building for status --Acoustic Pie 13:31, 19 September 2007 (BST)

Recent News

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January 2009

January 7th

External Military: "... maybe fifty in Quarlesbank ... mostly just small groups ... several buildings with power ... serious collateral damage ... power's on at the Balchin Building ... the Haslock Building has fallen - repeat, the Haslock Building has fallen ..." --Zeug 17:52, 7 January 2009 (UTC)

December 2008

December 27th

External Military: "... can see thirty or so on the streets of Quarlesbank ... they're just wandering around ... only one building with lights on ... it's a wasteland down there ... Calvert Mall has fallen - repeat, Calvert Mall has fallen ..." --Zeug 20:57, 27 December 2008 (UTC)

December 16th

External Military: "... can see maybe fifty on the streets of Quarlesbank ... mostly just small groups ... no building with lights on ... it's a wasteland down there ... Calvert Mall has fallen - repeat, Calvert Mall has fallen ..." --Zeug 02:48, 16 December 2008 (UTC)

December 9th

Most of Quarlesbank has lay ruined for a good few weeks since the last Extinction/Shadow Company led onslaught. The last remnants of local survivor groups still remain hidden in small pockets of the suburb, trying hard to re-ignite a survivor rebuild, but with the massed zombie presence that still fills the streets it is a long, almost impossible task. Every couple of days a few buildings are rebuilt, only to be smashed to the ground within hours. Hope is dwindling fast, as are the number of survivors still struggling to keep the suburb alive.--Biff Chitts 14:30, 9 December 2008 (UTC)



Suburb Map

The Malton Suburb of Quarlesbank
NW N NE
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Burchill Alley Pitman Mansion Pitman Mansion Sibree Plaza the Bearnard Museum Pottenger Plaza Halse Place Railway Station the Buckenham Building wasteland Baber Towers
Duggan Auto Repair Pitman Mansion Pitman Mansion a warehouse Chitty Cinema the Murley Building Eastmont Street the Evett Building the Yea Building the Haslock Building
Ethelwyn Plaza Winters Place Stiby Boulevard Moudry Grove St. Alberic's Church a cemetery
RP
Augarde Street Police Department Gully Walk Stambury Plaza School Pulling Road
the Balchin Building Farmer Boulevard Ponder Auto Repair the Milnerr Building Club Furnell the Elson Building Summers Towers Kembry Boulevard Fire Station the Bendall Building the Norcliffe Building
a warehouse Holloms Boulevard Railway Station a carpark Cleal Cinema Mare Way Weaver Auto Repair Gulledge Walk the Willmott Motel Cornford Cinema a warehouse
the Hellear Building wasteland wasteland Roche Plaza the Boait Monument
RP
Heward Square St. Alcuin's Church a cemetery
RP
wasteland a junkyard
Pittey Way Mounter Cinema Hedges Avenue School Bridger Towers the Gunningham Motel Gurden Drive Sowth Auto Repair St. Benedict's Hospital Foy Towers Toomer Auto Repair
St. Marcellin's Church Club Beauchamp Marshfield Auto Repair Hellear Alley the Cator Museum a junkyard Prankard Road St. Cunigunde's Church Emerson Plaza Police Department Chilcott Auto Repair
wasteland a cemetery Rapps Alley the Coymer Museum the Rason Hotel Whalen Drive Springford Drive Penney Way Ramsdale Lane Rowley Road
Tuckwood Cinema the Whitehouse Monument Maddocks Drive Fire Station a carpark Verrell Crescent Calvert Mall Calvert Mall Anstruther Road a factory Dowell Library
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SW S SE


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