TQ6879 : Mucking Tip

taken 12 years ago, near to East Tilbury, Thurrock, Great Britain

Mucking Tip
Mucking Tip
2012 update: This is Mucking Tip a vast landfill site that took Londonís rubbish, much of it arrived by barge and was unloaded at TQ6980 : Travelling Crane at Mucking Tip. The photo was taken from the boundary fence by a footpath that runs from near the railway station in East Tilbury.

Now much of the tip is capped off and more is being restored, waste is now shipped to
TQ4980 : Riverside Resource Recovery Facility . The first 250 acres of the tip are now being managed by Essex Wildlife Trust, it is their biggest project ever however they raised £100,000 from the public and members to generate £2.8m in matching funding from other sources. See LinkExternal link for info. Take a look at the new visitor centre at TQ6980 : Thameside Visitor Centre
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Date Taken
Thursday, 2 March, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 2 March, 2006
Category
Landfill site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 685 795 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.3606N 0:25.5385E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6839 7935
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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