Nineteenth century meets the Twenty first

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A mini remote controlled helicopter equipped with a high resolution camera may be used to examine the gutters of the boiler house and to perform inspections that are difficult to achieve by eye.. This will save a great deal of time in preparing risk assessments needed to comply with health and safety requirements.
Not only the prospect of some fantastic, never before possible, photos and videos, but all the fabric of the building can be examined and viewed on the Trust’s computers.

Flight tests are underway to ensure that we can use this mini-marvel safely and effectively.Quadcopter which may be used to examine structure

 

Getting here

If you’re visiting us by car for the first time you may find the following tips useful.

Don’t use our postcode in your GPS. It will send you to the Thames Water Entrance on the other side of the site. The best address to use is Belvedere Rd, London, SE2.

Belvedere Rd SE2 terminates at the Thames Water security gate which is about 560m south of Crossness. You pass through security and then follow the signs to Crossness.

Here’s a video of the journey from from the start of Harrow Manor Way in Abbey Wood.

Abbey Wood to Crossness by car