de la Beche


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de la Beche

(də læ biːtʃ)
n
(Biography) Henry. 1796–1855, English geologist. His work led to the founding of the Geological Survey (1835)
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The following roads will be closed: De La Beche Road and Gower Road (between De La Beche Road and Eversley Road) will be ano parking area for it's entire lengthfrom 10am on Saturday, July 27 to 2am, Monday 29th July Brynmill Lane between Oystermouth Road to Bryn Road Roundabout will beclosedto traffic from 12PM on Saturday, July 27 to 2am Sunday July 28.
De La Beche Road and Gower Road (between De La Beche Road and Eversley Road) will be a no parking area from 9am on Saturday, July 13 until 2am, Sunday, July 14.
Community Venue: Montgomery Tennis Club, De La Beche Park (Swansea), Wrexham Tennis Centre.
Readers will learn about Sir Henry De la Beche's pioneering visit as a gentleman geologist; R.T.
It includes a letter Darwin wrote in 1842 to the founder of the British Geological Survey Henry Thomas de la Beche. De la Beche was English but his historic papers are held at the National Museum of Wales as his daughter married and moved to Wales, eventually leaving his documents here.
With his personally purchased compass and theodolite, Logan began to make detailed geologic maps of the area using the one-inch sheets of the Ordnance Survey as a base (Bailey 1952), maps that Sir Henry De la Beche later adopted as official documents of the Geological Survey of Great Britain (Smith 2000).
De La Beche Road will be one-way only (east to west) from 8am tomorrow, July 13, to 2am, Sunday, July 14.
Queues for taxis leaving site are often quite long, and the council website advises you to consider pre-booking a private hire to collect you from the designated pick up area at the far end of De La Beche Road.
And Mansel Street, De La Beche Street, Grove Place and Alexandra Road will revert to being two-way again.
A number of roads surrounding Singleton Park, including De La Beche Road and Gower Road, will become a no-parking zone from 8pm tonight, while other routes will be closed completely over the weekend.