Estuary

The Dee Estuary basks nonchalantly alongside Flint in the popularity of residents; although its not respected by the younger generations that may happen to stumble across this space from time to time. You will hear 'the locals' talk of its litter problems - often beer bottles left discarded by the social gathering of teens - a particular unsavoury parapet where sky meets sea. Despite this, I have adopted a deep interest in it's solemn beauty and have subsequently been visiting regularly to try and document it's condition over a period of time.

The estuary is playing a part in present-day industries - providing the first stage of transport of the Airbus A380 wings on their way to Toulouse, via barge to Mostyn docks which are located along the estuary towards the Irish Sea. The estuary is an area teeming with wildlife and is one of the most important estuaries in Britain; amongst the most important in Europe for its populations of wader, wildfowl and Heron.

It's a site of special Scientific interest and is a designated special marine area.

The character of the place and what it represents within a moderately middle class town is what I wanted to document, not just the visual qualities of which it has so evidently in abundance.
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