SK5743 : Sherwood Tram Depot

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Nottingham, Great Britain

Sherwood Tram Depot
Sherwood Tram Depot
Built in 1900, it saw the commencement of Nottingham's electric trams in 1901. Trams ran from here until the system closed in 1936 when it became a bus garage. The increasing size of buses meant that it was more and more difficult to use as a bus depot and it closed in the late 1980s. There were proposals to convert it into a supermarket, but its listed building status meant that the chain involved could not produce a satisfactory solution that would not involve major structural changes. Now it is again housing buses, but these are the smaller ones run by Nottingham Community Transport, providing services to the less mobile. Half the northern bay has been converted into a pub, and the former staff facilities at the rear are used for various community activities.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 18 March, 2009
Tram depot (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 573 430 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.8768N 1:8.8006W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 574 429
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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