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Three of Didcot's giant cooling towers were blown up just before 5 am on the morning of Sunday 27th July. A crowd of over a thousand watched the spectacle from Wittenham Clumps.

Follow this link to see a clip of the towers descending in a cloud of dust

The Earth Trust provided car parking and  temporary toilet facilities in a field below the clumps, but despite this some people abandoned their cars on the narrow lane, blocking the road for those trying to leave after the event.

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