Frodsham Marsh Wind Farm: No.4 tank: A Time of Change.

No.4 tank: A Time of Change.

16.04.15. SW corner of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed. Bill Morton

Following on from my previous post for the 20th March 2015, I thought it would be a good time to give you a visual update on the work undertaken on the huge reed beds of No.4 tank and the infrastructure of roads that are being put in place on the marsh.

17.04.15. Rake Lane, Helsby Marshes. Bill Morton

16.04.15. New road from Rake Lane. Bill Morton (2)16.04.15. New road from Rake Lane. Bill Morton (1)

16.04.15. Extreme South-west corner of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed. Bill Morton (1)16.04.15. Extreme South-west corner of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed. Bill Morton (4)16.04.15. Extreme South-west corner of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed. Bill Morton (3)The first set of images show the south-west corner of the tank adjacent to and the improved road/track by the Holpool Gutter and Lordship Lane to Rake Lane.

16.04.15. South west corner of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed. Bill Morton (2)

16.04.15. South west corner of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed. Bill Morton (3)16.04.15. South west corner of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed. Bill Morton (4)The second set of images show the reduction of the reed beds close to the south-west corner.

16.04.15. Centre of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed. Bill Morton (2)

16.04.15. Centre of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed. Bill Morton (1)16.04.15. Centre of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed begining to be cleared. Bill Morton (1)The third set of images show the central region of reed bed clearance.

16.04.15. Centre of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed begining to be cleared. Bill Morton (2)

16.04.15. South-east corner of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed and clear scrub in foreground. Bill Morton (2)16.04.15. South-east corner of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed and clear scrub in foreground. Bill Morton (3)16.04.15. South-east corner of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed and clear scrub in foreground. Bill Morton (4)The fourth set of images are of the south-east corner where the site office is situated and shows the track that separates No.4 and No.6 tanks.

16.04.15. North-east corner No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed and clear scrub. Bill Morton (13)16.04.15. North-east corner No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed and clear scrub. Bill Morton (12)16.04.15. North-east corner No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed and clear scrub. Bill Morton (11)

16.04.15. North-east corner No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed and clear scrub. Bill Morton (7)16.04.15. North-east corner No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed and clear scrub. Bill Morton (4)16.04.15. North-east corner No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed and clear scrub. Bill Morton (1)16.04.15. Northern banks of No.4 tank, Frodsham Marsh, remaining reed bed and clear scrub in background. Bill Morton (5)The fifth set of images depict the heavy machines, wind turbine bases and the close proximity to the Mersey estuary.

16.04.15. No.3 tank (mitigation), Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton (1)16.04.15. No.3 tank (mitigation), Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton (6)16.04.15. No.3 tank (mitigation), Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton (3)

The final set of images No.3 tank and the wetland area of mitigation.

All images by WSM.

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