Looking inside the barrier: a sign that explains the workings of the Thames Flood Barrier, shown here in the raised position in

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Looking inside the barrier: a sign that explains the workings of the Thames Flood Barrier, shown here in the raised position in the background. Its purpose is to prevent the floodplain of all but the easternmost boroughs of Greater London from being flooded by exceptionally high tides and storm surges moving up from the North Sea
Location: London, UK, England