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Various aerial views of Wivenhoe  

Wivenhoe from the air, photo by Sue Murray

 

Wivenhoe and River Colne from the air. 
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Picture by Sue Murray 

 

Lower Wivenhoe from the air in about 1992, showing the derelict Cook' Shipyard site on the down stream side and the vacated Wivenhoe Port Ltd site on the upstream side.

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Picture: Johnathon Grose 

Wivenhoe Conservation Area - Click to enlarge

Wivenhoe Port in 1992 - Click to enlarge

The view of Wivenhoe looking from the upstream side. In the foreground is the former shipyard which became a timber importers in the 1960's and 70's. Then taken over by Wivenhoe Port Ltd and used for the importation of coal, soya and fertilisers until 1989 when operations ceased. These two photos show the dismantling of the warehouses and was taken about 1992.

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Picture: Johnathon Grose

The construction of the tidal surge barrier in 1992.

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Picture: Johnathon Grose

 

 

 

Below:  Wivenhoe Allotments, with the Wivenhoe Cricket Club pitch to its left.
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Colne Barrier - 1992 - Click to enlarge

Wivenhoe Allotments, with the Wivenhoe Cricket Club pitch to its left.
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05 January 2015

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