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Photos by Marcus Jones

Flint Flintshire
NGR: SJ243732 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height: Structure Height: 50m
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Comments: Used to relay BBC 1 & S4C only from Moel-y-Parc, via Bagillt. Decommissioned at DSO.

Two crossed Yagi's point almost perfectly due south to the main residential areas that are on the side of the hill that has no line of sight to Moel-y-Parc.

Bolingbroke is the highest of the 3 tower blocks in Flint, at 17 floors, whilst the other blocks Richard and Castle Heights stop at 14 floors. Each warden controlled building is access controlled by the residents.

Amusingly, the roof access door on Bolingbroke has a council sign stating "No Deck Chairs"! I wish I had got a picture of it now !


Bolingbroke Heights in the foreground, with Richard Heights to the right,
in the background is the River Dee estuary, and the Wirral peninsula.

And from 1000 ft up...

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