TQ6275 : Tilbury Ness

taken 12 years ago, near to Northfleet, Kent, Great Britain

Tilbury Ness
Tilbury Ness
This is a view of Tilbury Docks at Tilbury Ness taken from Northfleet in Kent. Construction of Tilbury Docks was begun in 1882 and opened for business in 1886. Following a massive investment the docks moved to containerisation in the late 1960ís. The port currently covers an area of 325 hectares all of which is within a freeport area meaning no import duty or VAT is paid until goods leave the dock.
A history of the dock may be found at LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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TQ6275, 36 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 1 April, 2006
Category
Dock   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 626 752 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.1462N 0:20.3256E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6258 7466
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