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

taken 4 years ago, near to Hanford, 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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Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 16 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Waste, Waste management 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8788 4355 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.3487N 2:10.9198W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8793 4347
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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