Mulberry Way, DA17

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Named after the Mulberry Harbour, temporary structures that were constructed during the Second World War. They were used by the Allies for the D-Day landings in France in AD1944, until the major French ports could be captured. Sections of the harbours, the Phoenix caisson, were made in the Erith Basin by engineering firms Nuttall and Costain.

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