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Thames Barrier

General Information

Completion: 1982
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Rising sector gate barrage
Function / usage: Flood barrier

Location

Location: , , , ,
Impounds:
  • Thames River
Coordinates: 51° 29' 41.34" N    0° 2' 14.12" E
Coordinates: 51° 29' 58.82" N    0° 2' 12.01" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 520 m

Cost

cost of construction Pound sterling 535 000 000

Chronology

1984

Inauguration by Queen Elizabeth II.

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  • Structure-ID
    20005653
  • Date created
    30/09/2002
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014