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OxHums Viridor facility visit
19 October, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
We are organising a visit to the Viridor facility, where all the non-recycled rubbish is processed so that nothing in Oxfordshire goes into landfill, for 15 people on Thursday October 19th from 10.30 – 12.30
We will start at the visitor’s centre and have a talk from one of the scientist teachers before being taken through the facility. Health and safety regulations are strictly enforced which means we have to stay together at all times.
The tour will take us to the control room and then from the ground floor through the plant (approx 276 paces) utilising a lift but entering the facility on the concrete floor. This is the route recommended for groups in which some people may need to use a walking stick.
It is worth going just to see the magnificent Dinosaur in the waiting area made by an artist entirely from things taken from the the rubbish. Dinosaur footprints were found on this site but have been covered over to preserve them.
2 weeks before the visit I have to give the names of everyone going and nearer the time I will arrange car sharing. It isn’t far away, just north of Middleton Stoney. Although they say the visit ends at 12.30 when I went recently we didn’t leave until 1 pm. Maybe some of us would like a pub lunch after the visit. That can be sorted nearer the time.
It will be first come first served so please email me email@example.com to reserve a place and let me know if you will drive.