NZ2990 : View towards Lynemouth Power Station

near to Lynemouth, Northumberland, Great Britain

View towards Lynemouth Power Station
View towards Lynemouth Power Station
Looking across the waste ground near the aluminium smelter.
Lynemouth Power Station :: NZ3090
This is a privately owned power station, built in 1972 by Alcan to supply the adjacent aluminium smelter, although it also supplies to the National Grid. Essentially a coal-fired station, taking advantage of local coal supplies, it is also now burning biomass. Although now (2009) the smallest coal-fired unit in the UK, with a 420MW output, it is also considered to be the most thermally efficient. The buildings were designed by the internationally renowned firm of architects, Yorke Rosenberg & Mardall.
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Thursday, 24 December, 2009   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 298 901 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:12.2609N 1:31.9425W
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