NZ3166 : View of Hadrian Yard from the station

taken 4 months ago, near to Willington, North Tyneside, Great Britain

View of Hadrian Yard from the station
View of Hadrian Yard from the station
Looking south from the footbridge over the Metro at Hadrian Road Station to the offshore fabrication yard. This is a former shipyard which has had a succession of owners since the 1980's. Currently, it is being run by the Belgian steel firm Smulders. They took over in 2016 to fabricate the support structures (known as jackets) for offshore wind turbines. The ones which can be seen here are for the Moray East Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland. On the right can be seen the two gantry cranes and a large static jib crane used in the construction work.
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 March, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 March, 2020
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Railways  Industry 
Primary Subject of Photo
Shipyard 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3121 6636 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.4514N 1:30.8256W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3107 6654
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Former Shipyard  Fabrication Yard  Wind Turbine Construction Site  Tyneside Metro Station  Suburban Road 

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