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Beckton Alp

The Beckton Alp was originally nothing more than a huge waste heap from Beckton gasworks (the largest gasworks in Europe, closed in 1969); it was landscaped in the 1980s to make a huge dry ski slope. The ski slope is no more, but the Alp is still there, providing a viewpoint over the Royal Docks.

Getting here: the Alp is located just southeast of the junction of Newham Way and Woolwich Manor Way.

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OS X co-ord: 543115 OS Y co-ord: 182050 (Latitude: 51.519246 Longitude: 0.061340)
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