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The Wivenhoe Encyclopedia

Before the Barrier was built in the early 1990s by the National Rivers Authority (now the Environment Agency), the Quay at Wivenhoe used to flood regularly because of unusually high tides. 

Here are some pictures of those times taken by Stella and Richard Sykes.
 

Click here for the Index to the History section.

Do you have memories of Wivenhoe as it was earlier in the 20th century? Then write them up for the History Section of the Wivenhoe Encyclopedia and send to Cllr Peter Hill as a MS Word attachment to an email -   

 

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05 January 2015

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