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Project links

Jonathan Gardner’s other research

Other links

Royston Beach, Granton

granton:hub (local community centre and history group)

Curious Edinburgh Granton self-guided tour of the area


Oil Shale Bings, West Lothian 

Musuem of the Scottish Shale Oil Industry

Article on John Latham and the Bings by Craig Richardson ‘Waste to Monument’


Leyton and Hackney Marshes, East London

Aerial views of the Marshes being filled with bomb rubble in the 1940s (Historic England)

Save Lea Marshes


Beckton Alps, East London

Beckton Alp ski slope in action (YouTube)



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