Like you, we have been awaiting more detailed information regarding a proposed completion date for the maintenance work on the course and handover back from Canal & River Trust. Unfortunately, we have no involvement with the physical works or completion timeline, however, there is now water in the course, and whilst there is still work going on in the background, this is great news that a reopening date is seemingly getting closer.
As soon as we receive further information we will update you all and will publish the summer programme for the course.
Thanks for your patience and fingers crossed it won’t be long before we’re all back on the water.
The Storm City Episode: Flood, presented by Ben Fogle, was filmed at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre and excellently demonstrated the destructive force of moving water. Check out some clips from the show below. Copyright Pioneer Productions.
Show: Storm City 3D
Broadcaster: SKY 3D / National Geographic US
Production Company: Pioneer Productions
Production Dates: June 2011 – July 2012
Presented by: Ben Fogle
Series Producer / Director: Ian A Hunt (website)
Shot at the Tees Barrage White Water Centre, over 1 million gallons of freezing river water were used to create the demonstration. Check out the behind the scenes footage below to see how vulnerable buildings can become in extreme weather scenarios.
Using our specialist safety rescue trainers we are able to get up close and personal with the elements in a safe and controlled manner to film some extremely realistic, lifelike situations such as:
For more information about film production at Tees Barrage please contact email@example.com or telephone Chris Gibbens, Centre Manager on 01642 678000 for more details on your exact requirements.
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