Perkyn Square Tottenham Hale. Location: North-western side of Perkyn Square, part of the Hale Village housing development in Tottenham. Description: Recorder directed towards decorative concrete fountain; area busy with children playing and shoppers returning home. Small amount of wind; area mostly shielded from nearby traffic sounds by high buildings around square. Duration: 0:31. Recorded by: Emily Best. Recording date: 11 October 2015. Time of day: 4.05pm.
Helicopter and gulls River Lea. Location: By the River Lea near the Warwick East reservoir. Description: A helicopter flies overhead and away, cries of gulls squabbling, honking of geese. Duration: 1:00. Recorded by: dollyskilbeck. Recording date: 2 November 2010. Time of day: 5.15pm.
River Lea waste depot. Location: River Lea, a few hundred yards south of Lea Bridge Road. Description: Birdsong, humming and occasional clanging sounds from a waste depot on the other side of the river Lea. Duration: 1:15. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 10 April 2010. Time of day: 10.45am.
TQ 3627 8826. Location: OS reference TQ 3627 8826. Brunel Road, off Markhouse Avenue. Description: Bird song, aircraft drone, vehicles driving past, a pedestrian passes, hollow banging sounds as concrete pipe sections are lifted off the back of a lorry. Duration: 1:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 16 February 2009. Time of day: 3.30pm.
Hackney Marshes. Location: Lea Bridge end of Hackney Marshes. Description: Football players recorded around Sunday lunchtime at Hackney Marshes. Players' cries, metallic banging from a building site, aircraft drone, fizzing of insects in a patch of tall grass nearby. Duration: 1:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: September 2008. Time of day: Around noon..
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