Bluesfest attracts large crowds that create a lot of mess.
Bluesfest attracts large crowds that create a lot of mess.

Bluesfest clean-up begins

AS Bluesfest came to an end, a group of one hundred contractors moved onto the site to clean up everything left behind by festival goers and move equipment off the site.

For those responsible for setting up equipment, fencing and other site facilities, it's also a big logistical task in removing it all from the site after the event has ended.

Temporary fencing is removed to allow workers and their vehicles onto the site to get around more easily. Contractors and suppliers, many with experience of big events start early in the morning and work around each other to pack up and transport their items from the site without disrupting others.

Workers will be on site until the weekend loading equipment onto trucks and using forklifts, collecting waste bins and clearing the site - until it all starts again in another year's time.



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