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The Jubilee River story (0002b8a) UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Flood prevention in the Thames Valley (1926)
In 1926 the Thames Conservancy knew they had a problem.
Their solution (shown below) consists of widening the river in places, raising the banks and chiefly, in providing  cuts or relief channels to straighten out the dangerous bend. Sixteen main bridges and over one hundred minor bridges would have to be demolished and rebuilt. Estimated total cost = £9m.
Ref: Illustrated London News - Jan 16th 1926.-95
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