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SEA FORTS EXHIBITION – 9 APRIL 2006

The Maunsell Sea Forts weekend at Whitstable Castle drew big crowds over the two day event. Check facebook for more pictures of the World War ll displays. The 2007 event promises even more to see plus a firework display from…
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EXTRACT FROM NON-SHEDULING REPOR

Commissioned by:THE DEPARTMENT OF CULTURE MEDIA & SPORTConducted by:ENGLISH HERITAGEFor:THE SECRETARY OF STATEDATED:30/3/2006-26/4/2006-27/4/2006Ref:REDSAND TOWERS (U6)Location:Thames Estuary, approx 7 miles North of WhitstableCounty:KentLatitude/Longitude:51.28.62N 0.59.60E IMPORTANCE/POTENTIAL English Heritage’s Monuments Protection Programme anti-aircraft gun sites study (Schofield 1999) sets out the context for…
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Progress Report for 2006

Most of this year has been taken up by detailed inspections of the tower structures. We now have a clear picture of the overall structural condition of the Redsand Fort. A detailed evaluation has been carried out by Taylor Woodrow…
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THE MAUNSELL SEA FORTS EXHIBITION AT WHITSTABLE

Talks, Trips and Exhibitions on the 30th and 31st July 2005 A Report by Linda Mason, Area Event Organiser for Kent County Council Sheriff Cllr Lewis Norris opens the Maunsell Seaforts Exhibition 2005 at Whitstable Castle July 30th – 31st.(Image…
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ENGINEERING WORK AT THE TOWERS

INSTALLATION OF ACCESS SYSTEM COMPLETE Mowlem Marine, working out of their base at Northfleet Kent, have successfully completed the new access system to the G1 (South) Tower at Redsands. The system is specifically designed to aid the restoration project and…
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ISLE OF SHEPPEY GUESTS HAVE A DAY OUT WITH BAYBLAST

Michael Dolan of Project Redsand (Isle of Sheppey) has organised a trip around the Redsand Fort and other Thames Estuary sites on Saturday, 23rd April leaving Neptune’s Wharf, Herne Bay at 10:30 AM. The trip is intended as a ‘thank…
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CONTRACTORS APPOINTED

Project Redsand are pleased to announce the appointment of the main contractor, Mowlem Marine. During the coming years, Mowlem will be taking a leading role in the restoration of the Redsand Towers. Mowlem will be working in conjunction with our…
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ARTIST IN RESIDENCE ON SEA FORTS

See details of artist Stephan Turner’s residency on one of the Maunsell Sea Forts starting 31 July 2005. Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm, Sunday, 1 to 4pm. Whitstable Museum and Gallery Foyer. For further information about the residency see…
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Project Redsand in Sheerness with talks by: Frank R Turner

The Project Exhibition, SS Montgomery and Sea forts Presentation on Friday 15th. October 2004 and on January 13th this year were both a great success with full attendance. The Project Redsand team would like to thank the organisers, Michael Dolan…
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