When is high tide?


This picture was taken c1980/81 during the building of the seawall when someone had a bit of a problem.

Picture donated by John and Eileen Potter

More pictures from the Potter collection can be seen here¬†and pictures of Canvey’s Sea defences can be seen here.

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  • Hi remember we had two cranes. Go over when I was working on sea wall projects. Lee’s cafe.and on road behind Lee’s cafe.we pile drive 45ft sheet metal with steam hammer. Along sea wall.with people in houses coming up to us upset.pictures.coming off the wall etc!!!!!! We had many miss place plant equipment under water when tide came in.i was driving a large dumpers tractor that I got stuck in beach and mud. As we were collecting cut off from pile drive ing.scrap. me boss was not a happy bunny..when I walked in to the yard depot with out dumper truck!!!!!! Work with AWA.company.ADL. MEARS.EDMOND NUTTAL company for 4Years on canvey sea wall defences project. And did signature top of concert at canvey point.which is still on veiw. It reads.gary.c.foulger.23rd November. 1982. Near yacht club point. Its was last sea wall I floated off the cement.

    By Gary Foulger (16/04/2022)

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