TQ2081 : Scaffolding shrink-wrapped during high-rise construction

taken 8 years ago, near to Acton, Ealing, Great Britain

Scaffolding shrink-wrapped during high-rise construction
Scaffolding shrink-wrapped during high-rise construction
This is a 19 storey student residence for Imperial College being fitted out, with fabric covering it to make it weatherproof during the work. For some years I have noticed loft extensions and roof repairs on houses being covered by tarpaulins, but recently much larger buildings are covered during construction or repair - another example is roof repair at Castle Drogo SX7290 : Visitors on scaffolding tower, Castle Drogo.
Woodward Hall, Acton, of Imperial College

This complex of four blocks at 1 Victoria Road, North Acton, opened in September 2015. The low southern block includes a gym and bar/restaurant. The other blocks have bedrooms for 700 students, communal kitchens and some meeting or social rooms. The hall is named after Professor Joan Woodward.

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Date Taken
Monday, 11 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 16 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Construction, Development 
Primary Subject of Photo
Construction 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2066 8193 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.4043N 0:15.7317W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2073 8204
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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High Rise Building  Imperial College London  Student Residence  Scaffolding  Tent  Fabric Cover 

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