The towers were demolished in January 1989, and since then the area, now part of the Greenheart Flashes, has been returned to nature.
Especially prominent are Silver Birch trees, and I'll hopefully document a season of growth and change in this area.
|Access to the area via Lock 1 of the Leigh Branch near St James' Church, Poolstock|
|The footprint of one of the mighty cooling towers|
|The channels that brought water from Pearson's Flash to the towers, now overgrown|
|Blending Into Nature|
|Bright Silver Birches|
|Bare Silver Birch Trunks|
|Chain Winding Gear on the Canal Lock|
|Winter Swan on Pearson's Flash|