Images – Beckton Alps, London

 

Dereliction.
The Beckton Alps – gas works:
Once a ski slope, now
A forgotten heap of toxic waste.
Keep out.

 

Images

Beckton Alps

Description: View of the top of the Beckton Alps
Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/teflon/8565187756

Beckton
Description: The gate is usually locked.
Source: http://www.londonleben.co.uk/london_leben/2009/09/beckton-alps.html


Description: The view of the A13
Source: http://www.flickriver.com/photos/sarflondondunc/4681057909/

Description: Dereliction. The viewing platform on the Beckton Alps
Source: http://www.derelictlondon.com/summer-2016.html

Beckton Alps as a Ski Slope


Description: Ski slope opened in 1988, closed in 2001
Source: https://de.pinterest.com/victormichaelea/beckton-london/
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.”
Source: http://www.moderngent.com/history_of_london/hiddenhistorybeckton.php


Description: The opening of the ski slope on 7 December 1988 by Princess Diana
Source: https://www.pinterest.se/aamirault0366/?redirected=1


Description: Featured image of the Alps as a ski slope
Source: http://www.lddc-history.org.uk/beckton/index.html

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