Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009

Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009

Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - The Seacat gantry and hoverport apron plus buildings beyond it (James Rowson).

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The Seacat gantry and hoverport apron plus buildings beyond it (James Rowson).

  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - The Hoverport building by the clocktower at the end of Marine Parade (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - The Speedferries sign, Hoverspeed logos having not been displayed here for many years (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - Cars used to cross each other departing and arriving from hovercraft to and fro Calais (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - Looking back toward Marine Parade and Granville dock from the hoverport roundabout (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - Do not enter! Now a demolition site (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - Barricaded off, the old multi-million pound Dover Western Docks Hoverport building, devoid of any identifiable logos (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - The side-road to the engineering sheds (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - Still visible, signs pointing drivers to the car park (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - Looking along the length of the Prince of Wales Pier, the hoverport to the right and the Seacat gantry visible beyond the green fences (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - The holes in the wall, many a child ran up to these (myself included) every time the high-pitched whine of a hovercraft starting up was heard (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - A more modern addition, the steps for little people! (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - Shelter overlooking the hoverpad. Once there were six SRN4s on that stretch of concrete! (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - Looking toward the engineering sheds down the Seacat gantry's vehicle ramp (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - The Hoverport building, now silent. Spot the control tower! (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - The Seacat gantry and hoverport apron plus buildings beyond it (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - The ramp, where 300-tonnes of flying machine slid into the English Channel without a splash (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - The Seacat vehicle gantry (James Rowson).
  • Dover Hoverport being demolished, June 2009 - Panoramic shot of the Dover hoverport apron (James Rowson).