The Beckton Alps – gas works:
Once a ski slope, now
A forgotten heap of toxic waste.
Description: View of the top of the Beckton Alps
Description: The gate is usually locked.
Description: The view of the A13
Description: Dereliction. The viewing platform on the Beckton Alps
Beckton Alps as a Ski Slope
Description: Ski slope opened in 1988, closed in 2001
Additional information: “The Beckton Alps Dry Ski Slope was built by a partnership including Michael Jackson in the early 1980s. Officially opened by Diana, Princess of Wales in 1989 a landslip in 1993 on one of the slopes meant more remedial work had to be carried out, and in 2001 it was closed.”
Description: The opening of the ski slope on 7 December 1988 by Princess Diana
Description: Featured image of the Alps as a ski slope