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Report - Wishbone, Manchester - June 2012.

Discussion in 'UK Draining Forum' started by Ojay, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. Ojay

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    Wishbone, Manchester

    Not one of the most inspiring places I have been of late, however a decent enough find by concreteJungle a couple of years back now :thumb

    Getting too it was a bit of a faff in all honesty and if it hadn't been for the fact I was looking for something else in the area I might never have stumbled upon it

    I assume 'Wishbone', by the shape of the outfall, a birds eye view would reveal a similar shape


    The outfall carries the brook down some large concrete steps, to the right another (dry) overflow connects via some steep concrete stairs from the embankment above

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    A barely 5ft CMP carries the watercourse around 250m underneath a busy stretch of motorway before connecting with a 2 tier inspection chamber

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    Here it shrinks to a 3ft RCP on the upstream section

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    I had a quick st00p, shone the mighty fenix as far as the eye could see, but it just appeared to shrink to around 2ft with no obvious sign of an infall so I fucked it off...
     

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