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Report - River Grom culvert, Kent - Sept 2014

Discussion in 'UK Draining Forum' started by woody1112, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. woody1112

    woody1112 28DL Full Member
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    visited with two non members, this culvert runs for about a mile and half, it has three different build techniques, prefab concrete rings, round victorian and egg shaped, I'm assuming that the downstream half of the culvert was changed from victorian brick to the concrete to accept an overflow pit from the main sewer (pic 4&5), although the floor into the overflow chamber wasn't particularly slippery so i'm assuming it doesn't see that much use.

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    cheers for looking
     

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    Good effort, any pics sewer side ?
     
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    no fella, I jumped down into the pi where it was and it had a three foot concrete coming into what looked like a sump pit then out into a two foot concrete,didnt fancy crawling up it as the flow was pretty strong!
     
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    Thats pretty good :thumb
     
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    Looks quite nice :D
     
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    Schweet mate. :thumb
     
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    Good work mate looks good
     
  9. woody1112

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    Thanks all
     
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    Nicely done :thumb

    This is high on my list for the winter! REEF and I explored a victorian brick culverted section of this earlier in the year, a bit more down stream than this section
     
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    Nice one! Good to see something new especially when it looks to be a decent size too. :)
     
  12. woody1112

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    Do you mean upstream? I heard of one under the corn Exchange but never really bothered looking as don't really know the area!
     
  13. the126

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    Its more down towards the Groombridge area
     
  14. woody1112

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    oh I see, might take a look into it :-)
     
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    the last pic is so cool. is it difficult to find/get into
     
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