SJ8382 : Weir at Quarry Bank , Styal

taken 6 years ago, near to Styal, Cheshire, Great Britain

Weir at Quarry Bank , Styal
Weir at Quarry Bank , Styal
National Trust is constructing a hydro-electric scheme, with a fish ladder (salmon to be introduced to the River Bollin, it is said). The turbine will produce approx 50% of the electricity needed at Quarry Bank Mill.It is a Kaplan turbine, producing 50KW of power.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 26 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 26 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Country estates  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8331 8284 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.5315N 2:15.1282W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8335 8287
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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