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More Hall & Broomhead: Construction, Problems & Solutions 5 miles (8km)

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Dam of More Hall reservoir

Junction of A6102 and More Hall Lane

SK 287 958

Sheffield

S36

United Kingdom

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A walk exploring the construction of the two reservoirs, the problems encountered with Broomhead Dam/Reservoir, the extensive remedial works and subsequent monitoring.

Start: Dam of More Hall reservoir, Junction of A6102 and More Hall Lane.
Finish: at start

Travel: 08:44 Yellow Route tram from Sheffield Cathedral to Middlewood Park & Ride. 09:14 SL1 bus to Stocksbridge, alight at More Hall Lane. Walk up track to More Hall dam head (approximately 0.6 miles or 1 km)

Parking: On access road to reservoir

Terrain: One ascent and descent on steps

Led by: Dr Mike Atkinson, President of Halcyon Ramblers and retired geotechnical engineer

This walk is part of Sheffield Walking Festival and in partnership with Heritage Open Days

intermediate – history – nature – no dogs – food &drink

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Dam of More Hall reservoir

Junction of A6102 and More Hall Lane

SK 287 958

Sheffield

S36

United Kingdom

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