TQ2250 : Stockpiles

taken 5 years ago, near to Buckland, Surrey, Great Britain

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Adjacent to the sand processing plant at Park Pit. Park Pit ceased to operate as a sand quarry in 1990 but processing of sand from nearby Tapwood Pit continued until 2014. Plans are being considered for conversion of Park Pit for leisure use. Regardless of the outcome, the processing plant is due to be removed by the last operators of the site, Hanson, during the first part of 2015, once these last few stocks of sand have been cleared.

There is currently no public access to the site, this photo being taken on a private tour arranged for the Betchworth & Buckland Society.
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TQ2250, 220 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 March, 2015   (more nearby)
Saturday, 21 March, 2015
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining 
Place (from Tags)
Buckland  Park Pit 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 225 507 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.5606N 0:14.7577W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 225 507
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Sand Processing Plant  Stockpile 

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