TQ5576 : Dartford: Littlebrook Power Station

taken 9 years ago, near to Dartford Crossing, Thurrock, Great Britain

Dartford: Littlebrook Power Station
Dartford: Littlebrook Power Station
A power station was first built here by the Kent Electric Power Company between 1936 and 1939, the site being selected because of the availability of ship borne coal and a plentiful supply of cooling water for the turbines. Four power stations, Littlebrook 'A', 'B', 'C' and 'D' have been constructed. The current station 'D' is the remaining operational one, the operating lifespans of the others being 1939 - 1973, 1949 - 1975, and 1952 - 1981 respectively. The current 'D' station was built by the Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB) and was commissioned in 1981. The chimney is a prominent landmark.
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TQ5576, 25 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 14 March, 2008
Category
Power Station > Power station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 557 764 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.9094N 0:14.4040E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 555 761
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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