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Taken 13 years ago by Raymond Okonski near Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Bearyards Water Tower by Raymond Okonski
Bearyards Water Tower

This water tower is typical of many in west Central Scotland and particularly Glasgow. Erected on a high point in the town, it allowed the (then) Lanarkshire Water Board to pump water up the tower to fill the reservoir, which in turn gave all the houses nearby increased water pressure from their taps. In the mid 1990's One-2-One (now T-Mobile) received permission to add a mobile phone base station to the top, and after many planning appeals, Vodafone, Orange and O2 joined them, but their antennae are hidden behind the latticework 'top hat' on the tank roof.
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Subject Grid Square NS6170
Subject Lat/Long 55.908248,-4.221782 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Photographer Raymond Okonski
Taken 20070525 200705 2007 (about 13 years ago)
Submitted 2007-05-25
Subject tower ·
Group Water Tower · High · Bearyards Water Tower ·
Term t mobile · glasgow · orange · top hat · water tower · water board · taps · o2 · west central scotland · tank · planning appeals · lanarkshire · antennae · water pressure · high point · vodafone · mobile phone ·

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