SJ8743 : The Incinerator (detail) near Stoke-on-Trent

taken 3 years ago, near to Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

The Incinerator (detail) near Stoke-on-Trent
The Incinerator (detail) near Stoke-on-Trent
This huge eye catching structure looks dramatic from many angles. This view is from the Trent and Mersey Canal.

The incinerator burns municipal waste and in the process produces electricity for the National Grid. It was built in 1989 and is operated by Hanford Waste Services Ltd. The plant has a total installed generating capacity of 15.4 megawatts. (from Wikipedia)

Other sources give 1998 as the date this plant was commissioned.
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SJ8743, 61 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 16 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Waste, Waste management 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8786 4360 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.3756N 2:10.9377W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8792 4354
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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