New Emley Moor "twin" Mast

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  1. AthersleyRed

    AthersleyRed Well-Known Member

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    Was looking across the moors coming down Wakey Rd and saw a strange thin line next to the big tower. Looked it up and theyve built a new temporary one to last 4 year. Guna be weird
     
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    Plenty of pics on this Flickr account
     
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    Wonder why the French chopper.
     
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    It's a shame they are going to make it shorter. It will still be the tallest free standing building in the UK, but cutting some off is disapointing.
     
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    Brave men up there coping with the height and helo down draught
     
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    I work up at the mast. Been interesting watching it go up with the heli-lifts.
     
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    Heli-lifts are ok until some idiot jumps up and grabs the wire..

     
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    I've been brought up right next to it, very jealous! Would love to see out from the top.
     
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    It's cheaper like the passports, that's what happens when you vote to leave, the foreigners undercut our prices...
     
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    More to do with availability of one in the country, especially with the facility to list 2.5 tonne pieces of metal..
     
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    Fantastic view.. On a nice clear day with no haze, you can make out the Humber Bridge, grea views of Wakey, Leeds, Barnsley etc.
     
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    Was at the 3 Acres on Sunday taking my mum out for lunch. I wondered what they were doing. Rather them then me. This guy would have been OK.

     
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    It's a shame they don't do tours like other buildings around the world do. If they did they would make a fortune.
     
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    It would be great if they did and Id definitely pay to go up, im guessing however its not viable because its operational?

    I was told they used to do some tours many moons ago but that was all stopped after the whole 9/11 security step up.
     
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    They let Freddie Flintoff up for his TV show on Sky 1 with his mate. If they charged a tenner to take you up and down and be allowed up there for however length of time, it would take in thousands.
     
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    Chuffin hell that made my arse go twitchy
     
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    Not for me. Makes my legs go funny just watching the video. No idea how he does that for real.
     
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    It's more just the health and safety considerations these days. Much more strict now.
     
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    Great video. But still can't decide if the earth is flat or not... ;)
     

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