2022

SP0293 : Beacon Wayside warning - Newton, Birmingham

taken 2 years ago, near to Hamstead, Sandwell, England

Beacon Wayside warning - Newton, Birmingham
Beacon Wayside warning - Newton, Birmingham
As you leave the A4041 Newton Road for the Beacon Way you are confronted by this warning notice from the Environment Agency. It states 'You are entering Forge Mill Flood Storage Area. When the beacon lights are flashing Sandwell Valley can fill with water. Warning When the beacon lights are flashing, flooding can occur. Be prepared to leave.' The Beacon Way is a 25 mile/40 km route starting at Sandwell Park Farm SP 0191 and ending at Gentleshaw Common SK 0511. Walking southwards from this point will bring you to the Sandwell Valley Country Park. Time photo taken 2.37 pm BST (British Summer Time).

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SP0293, 66 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Martin Richard Phelan   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 2 May, 2022   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 2 May, 2022
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0275 9372 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:32.4798N 1:57.6530W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0275 9372
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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