SE6051 : Skeldergate, in the September 2012 floods

taken 5 years ago, near to York, Great Britain

Skeldergate, in the September 2012 floods
Skeldergate, in the September 2012 floods
The temporary bridge that can be seen was reachable and passable the day before. This was taken at 7am on the morning that the floods reached their peak. The building that can be seen in an old people's home and is designed to withstand flooding (the ground floor is a car park). This meant that, as far as possible, the residents were left in the building and medical / caring staff were boated in to look after them.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 7 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre  Health and social services  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6030 5126 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.2358N 1:4.9561W
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