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United-Kingdom Coolant leak but not from the usual place (with pics)

Ok so it's been like this for a while now and i've just been topping it up every few weeks. It seems to be coming from midway down the engine from what I can see from one spot, but I can't see that spot because there's a, what looks like plastic cylindrical device in front of it that has electrics inside it.

I've checked out the thermostat housing and it's not coming from there, not leaking underneath, and it's not coming from the expansion tank either.

Do we think it could be the head gasket?

Any help greatly appreciated!

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