The Biggest and the Best?
19 Apr 13
- 19 Apr 13
Location: St Germans Pumping Station & Great
Fens, Peterborough / King's Lynn
A Visit to the recently completed St Germans Land drainage
Pumping Station - the UK's largest with a design capacity in excess
of 100 tonnes of water per second, serving 700km2 of land and
24,000 properties from flooding in Cambridgeshire.
Followed by a visit to the Great Fen Project - a 50-year
landscape scale project to create a huge wetland area, partially
funded by £7.2 million from the Heritage Lottery. It is one of the
largest restoration projects of its type in Europe covering
3,700Ha. Currently a RIBA led competition is underway for the
visitors centre which has attracted over 200 entries from
architects in the UK and from around the world.
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