Site of former Easington Colliery

  • Description

    "The site of Easington Colliery has undergone a major transformation into a public park following its closure and has been landscaped using 700,000 tonnes of colliery waste removed from the beaches under the auspices of the Turning the Tide Project. This seems an ironic reversal after the years of dumping colliery waste on the beaches during the life of the mines. The park was completed at a cost of almost £3 million funded by One NorthEast, the Millennium Commission, British Coal and the European Union." Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2009.
  • Owner

    Andrew Curtis
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 10 months ago
    Viewed: 343 times
    Picture Taken: 2009-11-12
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