TQ3882 : Three Mills Lock (east side)

taken 7 years ago, near to Bow, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

Three Mills Lock (east side)
Three Mills Lock (east side)
The lock was opened in 2009 amongst other things to enable barges to bring materials to and remove spoil from the 2012 Olympics and Stratford City projects. Although at present only one barge is said to pass through the lock each week, its presence reduces the risk of flooding in the area. It is situated on Prescott Channel which was cut between 1930-5 as part of a flood relief scheme.
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TQ3882, 222 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 14 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 July, 2010
Category
Lock   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 385 829 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.7193N 0:0.2619W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 385 829
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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