SP4165 : Flood relief works at Long Itchington

taken 8 years ago, near to Long Itchington, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Flood relief works at Long Itchington
Flood relief works at Long Itchington
Looking east from Bascote Road at works to improve flood defences at Long Itchington. The course of the River Itchen is being diverted 25 metres south to make room for a wider higher embankment to protect the village. As well as realignment of the river, the scheme includes repairs to concrete flood defence walls and the establishment of a wetland nature reserve. The scheme is being carried out by the Environment Agency and work started in August 2009.

See [LinkExternal link] for a view before the works; see [LinkExternal link] for a view of a flood at this point.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 September, 2009
Category
Flood defence   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 411 650 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:16.9130N 1:23.9288W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 410 650
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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