TL2225 : Site of "Silkingrad" railway station

taken 12 years ago, near to Stevenage, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Site of "Silkingrad" railway station.
Site of "Silkingrad" railway station.
The proposal to build a new town at Stevenage was not well received by the locals. On the occasion of the visit to the site by the Minister for Town and Country Planning, Lewis Silkin, in the late 1940s, locals re-painted the sign on the railway station "Silkingrad" to greet him. The station is now further south in the heart of the new town at TL234240. The industrial units are typical railside industry trading in hardware, stationery, building materials, etc, etc.
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TL2225, 15 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 1 February, 2006   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 1 February, 2006
Category
Railway station (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 229 255 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:54.8687N 0:12.8741W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 228 255
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