J4388 : Kilroot power station, Carrickfergus

taken 12 years ago, near to Kilroot, Eden and Bellahill, Northern Ireland

Kilroot power station, Carrickfergus
Kilroot power station, Carrickfergus

Kilroot power station is dual oil and coal-fired. It is covered by three squares. The chimney is said to be the tallest structure in NI. This is the view from the Marine Highway, in the centre of Carrickfergus.
Kilroot power station, Carrickfergus
Kilroot power station was built between 1974 and 1982 with generation starting in 1981. The chimney, at 650ft, is the tallest structure (other than transmitting masts) in Northern Ireland. This link has more information about the stationís history LinkExternal link.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 14 November, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 14 November, 2006
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Power Station > Power station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 43 88 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.4411N 5:46.4105W
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Carrickfergus  Kilroot Power Station  Power Station 

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