SE6051 : Upgrading the Foss Barrier, York

taken 1 month ago, near to York, Great Britain

Upgrading the Foss Barrier, York
Upgrading the Foss Barrier, York
A 17 million project to reduce the chance of a recurrence of the catastrophic flooding in York caused by a failure of the pumping station and the subsequent decision to open the barrier. The work includes 8 high capacity pumps and this grey extension to house switchgear and emergency generators.
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Date Taken
Friday, 3 November, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 22 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Construction, Development 
Place (from Tags)
York 
Primary Subject of Photo
Construction 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6054 5113 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.1640N 1:4.7383W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6052 5113
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Flood Defences  Pumping Station 

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