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Photographer: © Dave John (Gallery)(11th May 2015)
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Scandale Hydro Project ravages the valley

I had seen the signs of this Hydro Project back in December and they certainly have come on quite a way. Digging a wide swathe from the Sweden Coppice area and heading of up Scandale. Quite a disturbing mess at present with some wonderful stone walls 'knocked' down although I expect they were done carefully. Apparently there is a clause in the agreement that the contractors have make good on the landscaping front when finished, but I suspect they will still need some sort of access for machinery if and when maintenance is required.

A picture of: Ambleside ( More pictures of Ambleside by Dave John )

Canon Canon EOS 5D Mark II Focal length: 24 mm, Aperture: f 2.8, ISO: 160 Exposure time: 1/400 sec
Date/Time Creation: April 26, 2015, 10:20 am

ImageID:1196387, Image size: 4694 x 2811 pixels

AmblesideScandale Hydro ProjectScandaleLake DistrictAmblesideCumbria

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Comment by Zbigniew Siwik(11th May 2015)

Wonderful colours . I hope that this work does not ruin such a beautiful landscape .

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Comment by Martin Humphreys(13th May 2015)

Strong bold colours Dave

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Comment by Vince Hawthorn(13th May 2015)

I would have thought that the landscape will return to it's former glory- as you say it is in the contract but the access could well be an issue in the future. As always a great shot.

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