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Alpha
Mar 30, 2007, 11:45 AM
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Official sources:
Unofficial sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/380kV_Thames_Crossing , http://www.glias.org.uk/news/203news.html#L

Building Name: 380kV Thames Powerline Crossing
Native Name:
Other Names:
Address:
City: West Thurrock
Postal Code:
State/Province: East of England
Country: United Kingdom
Official Building Website URL:
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.info) URL:
Architect:
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words): Tallest electricity pylone in UK ( but not the longest powerline span in UK)

Heights--

PLEASE PROVIDE SOURCES FOR HEIGHTS, OTHERWISE WE WILL ASSUME THEY ARE ESTIMATES.
- antenna:
- spire: 190 metres
- roof:
- top floor:
- other heights:

Current Building Status (Built, Proposed, Canceled, Destroyed, etc...): Built

Construction Dates--
- started: 1965
- finished: 1965
- destroyed:


Above ground floors:
Below ground floors:
Floor-to-floor height:
Gross Floor area:
Elevator count:
Unit count: 2

Structure Type(s): Tower
Building Use(s): Electrical
Building Style(s):
Building Materials: Steel

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Official sources:
Unofficial sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/380kV_Thames_Crossing , http://www.glias.org.uk/news/203news.html#L

Building Name: 132kV Thames Powerline Crossing
Native Name:
Other Names:
Address:
City: London
Postal Code:
State/Province:
Country: United Kingdom
Official Building Website URL:
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.info) URL:
Architect:
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words): Were at time of build tallest electricity pylons in UK. One pylon was situated at Dagenham,
the other at Crossness.

Heights--

PLEASE PROVIDE SOURCES FOR HEIGHTS, OTHERWISE WE WILL ASSUME THEY ARE ESTIMATES.
- antenna:
- spire: 148.4 metres
- roof:
- top floor:
- other heights:

Current Building Status (Built, Proposed, Canceled, Destroyed, etc...): Destroyed

Construction Dates--
- started: 1927
- finished: 1932
- destroyed: 1987


Above ground floors:
Below ground floors:
Floor-to-floor height:
Gross Floor area:
Elevator count:
Unit count: 2

Structure Type(s): Tower
Building Use(s): Electrical
Building Style(s):
Building Materials: Steel

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City Name: West Thurrock
Native Name:
State/Province: East of England
Country: United Kingdom
Population: 7795
Population Source & Year: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Thurrock (2001)
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LMich
Mar 31, 2007, 2:07 AM
The city has been added as Thurrock, which is the administrative division in which the town of West Thurrock resides.