TR3140 : View from the Dover Sea Sports Centre

taken 3 years 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 marina curve appears to have been completed; beyond it work is now being undertaken to construct a pier. Just below the sports centre, the pile of shingle has been removed but work is still ongoing to fit ‘anodes’ to reduce corrosion of the piles. The beach will be restored to its previous profile when the work is completed, aided by the natural build-up of shingle.

Planning permission was granted by Dover District Council under application number DOV/15/01254 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.

Further images of the marina curve (also known as promenade pier) may be viewed on LinkExternal link while the pier beyond it is referred to as a pierhead on the website.

This TR3140 : View from the Dover Sea Sports Centre was taken over three weeks ago.

Search for “beach shingle” for the text referring to the work that is being carried out LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 February, 2019   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 13 March, 2019
Geographical Context
Construction, Development  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 3198 4088 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.2128N 1:18.8086E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 3197 4088
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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