TR3140 : View from the Dover Sea Sports Centre

taken 1 year ago, near to Dover, Kent, Great Britain

View from the Dover Sea Sports Centre
View from the Dover Sea Sports Centre
Out in the harbour, the upright piles will eventually be integrated into a marina curve, for which planning permission was granted by Dover District Council under application number DOV/15/01254. This was for the “reduction of ramps to either end of sheet pile section and construction of cargo berths and marina curve, to be attached to masonry section”. The ramps, which the planning application refers to, formed part of the Prince of Wales Pier.

To the right of the piles is the dredger Sospan-Dau and to her right a hopper barge, which could be either Wadden 1 or 4, both of which are probably being used in the Dover Western Docks Revival Scheme. Half-hidden, by a great mound of shingly-sand on the Prince of Wales Pier, is the cruise ship Black Watch, which will be moored beside the Admiralty Pier TR3240.

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Date Taken
Friday, 14 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 9 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Construction, Development  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 3199 4086 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.2018N 1:18.8164E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 3198 4087
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Dredger  Hopper Barge  Cruise Ship 

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