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WATERWAYS SOUND MAP: RIVER BRENT

River Brent Brent Park. Location: Brent Park, off the North Circular Road, north London. Description: Trickling of the River Brent, birdsong, distant traffic, a car door is slammed, faint aircraft drone. Date: 19 June 2011. Duration: 1:00.

River Brent Brent Cross. Location: Junction of Hendon Way and the North Circular Road, north London. Description: Trickling of an outflow into the culverted River Brent, loud constant traffic. Date: 19 June 2011. Duration: 1:00.

River Brent Barnhill. Location: Recreation ground off Barnhill Road, northwest London. Description: The Brent passes through a concrete culvert under a footbridge, distant traffic with siren, a train passes through Neasden Depot, birdsong. Date: 6 August 2011. Duration: 1:00.

River Brent Alperton. Location: Queensbury Road, Alperton, northwest London. Description: Patter of rain falling on foliage, traffic on the North Circular Road with siren, noise from an aircon unit or fume extractor, metallic hammering sounds. Date: 6 August 2011. Duration: 1:00.

River Brent Pitshanger Park. Location: Pitshanger Park facing Ealing Golf Course, northwest London. Description: Trickling of the Brent, traffic on the North Circular Road, voices of children at play in the park, bird calls, aircraft drone. Date: 6 August 2011. Duration: 1:00.

River Brent Greenford Bridge. Location: By the Brent immediately south of Greenford Bridge and Ruislip Road, west London. Description: A crow caws, sounds from a large amateur footballing event at an adjacent sports ground, with voices, referee's whistle, announcement over tannoy. Date: 6 August 2011. Duration: 1:00.

River Brent Marnham Field. Location: By Brent Valley Park and Marnham Field, west London. Description: Trickling of the Brent, birdsong close by, faint traffic in distance. Date: 6 August 2011. Duration: 1:00.

River Brent Wharncliff Viaduct. Location: Facing the Wharncliff Viaduct in Churchfields recreation ground, Hanwell. Description: Trickling of the Brent, a dog splashes in the river, a train passes along the Wharncliff Viaduct, faint voices. Date: 6 August 2011. Duration: 1:00.

River Brent under the M4. Location: Under the M4 motorway near Boston Manor, west London. Description: Muffled sound of traffic passing along the motorway overhead, a coot calls, faint jingling from a chain as a walker approaches with his dog. Date: 6 August 2011. Duration: 1:00.

River Brent barge shed. Location: Disused barge shed by the Commerce Road industrial estate, Brentford. Description: Echoing sounds inside the barge shed, with calls of ducklings, a plop as the mother duck dives underwater, aircraft drone, hammering in distance. Date: 6 August 2011. Duration: 1:00.

Brentford boatyards. Location: Brentford boatyards at the mouth of the River Brent. Description: Arc-welding equipment, drilling sounds from further away, honking of Canada geese, indistinct cries and shouts from boatyard workers, and airplane drone. Date: 11 February 2009. Duration: 1:00.

That concludes the list of recordings for the river Brent.

OTHER WATERWAYS SOUND MAP RIVERS AND CANALS

Rivers Beam and Rom. Beverley Brook. Grand Union Canal. River Hogsmill. River Lea. New River. Pymme's Brook. Rivers Quaggy and Pool. River Ravensbourne. Regent's Canal. River Roding. Silk Stream and Dollis Brook. River Wandle.

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