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Ports & Canals
From historic shipbuilding yards on the Clyde and bustling UK ports to peaceful canalsides.

One of the numerous cast iron clad bridges crossing the canal.

Heysham Port, Lancashire

An aerial view of Heysham PortHeysham Port's  historic workshop which is still in use todayThe entrance to Heysham Port, anotoriously tricky port entrance due to strong currently. On clear days spectaclur views of the coast and peaks of the lake district are visable

The Port of Heysham is in North West England facing the Irish Sea offering superb views of the coast. The port is a hive of activity and would provide the perfect backdrop for portside filming.

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Inchgreen Dry Docks, Port Glasgow

The cranes of Inchgreen surround the dry dockPrivate roads provide access to the entire siteThe concretre storage facility at Inchgreen, with James Watt Dock and the giant tankers in the background

Inchgreen Dry Docks sits in between Port Glasgow and Greenock and played a key role in the areas rise to prominence as an important centre for shipbuilding.

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King George V (KGV) Dock, Govan

An aerial view of KGVLooking out onto the River Clyde with the silhouettes of the cranes of KGV on the rightOn the dockside at KGV

Built in the 1930's King George V Dock is one of the main ports in Scotland. A range of cargo is stored in the warehouses that line the dockside ranging from wind mills to animal feed.

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Manisty Wharf, Ellesmere Port

An aerial view of Manisty Wharf, sitting on the banks of the River Mersey. The famous Mount Manisty, a strip of land created from the soil extracted when creating the canal is at the bottom of the pictureThe coal train waits to be loaded at Manisty WharfThe maze of industrial buildings at Manisty.

Manisty Wharf sits on the Manchester Ship Canal just up from Ellesmere Port. The site is home to mountains of coal and recycled glass in addition to the historic buildings which sit vacant.

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Medway Ports, Kent

An aerial view of the Port of SheernessThe old fort at Sheerness, with the control tower attachedInside the forts outerwalls is a small courtyard

Medway Ports owns 27 navigable miles of the River Medway in Kent, from its mouth at Sheerness to the docks at Chatham and is the Port Authority for the river and its approaches.

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Runcorn Docks, Runcorn

An aerial view of Runcorn DocksThe original warehouses date back to the start of the Ship CanalAn internal view of one of the original warehouses

The historic Runcorn Docks sits on the Manchester Ship Canal. The Docks still has some of its original features in addition to more modern structures and machinery.

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