More work on the flood defences

Lots of noise today caused by this thing. It appears to be installing pipes for the tunnel across to the lock control building. I understand that they are putting a tunnel in that will be 60 feet down so that they can install control cables etc.

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One thought on “More work on the flood defences”

  1. The tunnel being constructed is for the two 132KvA electricity cables which currently runs across the dock about 30m outside the lock gates. I was told a story that several years ago a ship in the dock managed to catch the existing cable on its anchor, which had been deployed to assist turning. Several people were able to take off their cycle clips after the cable had been successfully released from the anchor……..

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