SJ9091 : Urban Greenery

near to Stockport, Great Britain

Urban Greenery
Urban Greenery
Whilst traffic moves in all directions around the Portwood roundabout, inside is abundant greenery.
Portwood Roundabout
The Portwood roundabout is at junction 27 of the M60 motorway. There is a westbound entry slip road and an eastbound exit slip road. The other roads leading on to the roundabout are Tiviot Way, the A626 from Lancashire Hill; Crookilley Way, the new A560 built at the same time as the M60 from the westbound exit of the motorway; Carrington Road, the original A560 from Bredbury, now the B6104; St Mary's Way, the A626 from Marple; Great Portwood Street, the A560 out of Stockport. A busway allows Eastbound buses to cross the roundabout rather than go round it. In 2012 an additional road off the roundabout was constructed leading into the Spark Business Park. Inside the roundabout are the remains of the burial ground of Brunswick Wesleyan Methodist Chapel which stood on the site from 1848 to 1955. A series of subways and paths are provided for cyclists and pedestrians.
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2009
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 4 June, 2009
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Portwood 
Primary Subject of Photo
Roundabout 
Former (from Tags)
Burial Ground 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 902 910 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.9697N 2:8.9256W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 902 910
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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