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Emley Moor Tower

General Information

Beginning of works: 1969
Completion: 21 January 1971
Status: in use

Project Type

Function / usage: Television transmission tower
VHF/UHF transmitter
Material: Reinforced concrete tower

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Emley Moor, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, England, United Kingdom
Replaces: Emley Moor Cable-stayed Mast (1964)
Coordinates: 53° 36' 43.34" N    1° 39' 52.05" W

Technical Information


weight 11 200 t
total height 330 m
antenna length 55.7 m
Operational platform diameter 6.5 m
wall thickness 35 cm
shaft height 274.32 m
diameter at base 24.4 m
wall thickness max. 53.3 cm


shaft reinforced concrete
mast steel


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