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Our kind of town

Our kind of town
Interview; Documentary
TX Date
10 Aug 1980
Year of production
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This week’s edition of Our Kind of Town is presented by Keith Howell and investigates the workings of London’s sewage system. Tours Beckton Sewage Treatment Works with Manager Stan Cooke(?). Then goes onboard the sludge vessel Thames which carries sludge from Beckton to the North Sea and Captain Dave Cobley(?) explains the dumping process and speaks about the ship.
Keith Howell; Stan Cooke(?); Dave Cobley(?)
Pollution; London; Weather; Working conditions; Railways; Tourism; Sewage disposal; Waste water; River Thames; Water; Seaborne disasters; North Sea; Water treatment; Occupations; Gases; Personnel; Fog; Methane; Hobbies; Bacteria; Occupational safety; Beckton; Waterworks; Sewage works; Cargo ships; Flow; Aquatic plants; Open days

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