TR2068 : Hillborough Caravan Site today

taken 9 years ago, near to Hillborough, Kent, Great Britain

Hillborough Caravan Site today
Hillborough Caravan Site today
This is what Hillborough Caravan Site looks like today - a housing development with a new roundabout on Reculver Road. It is almost unrecognizable from when my family and I used to spend our summer holidays here from the 70s right through to the 90s. The access road to the site is now a council-owned road called Sanderling Road and has several cul-de-sacs leading off it, whereas of course when the caravan site was opened it was simply a privately owned road and lead to a circular road surrounded by the caravans. The caravan site closed in 1998, probably because of lack of economy, as caravanning as a holiday activity has declined rapidly. I reckon even today it would've had problems in surviving, as I don't think many people could afford the rent for caravanning in these times of the credit crunch. View taken looking south-southeast towards Hillborough.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 December, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 September, 2009
Category
Housing > Housing estate   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 207 681 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.1806N 1:10.1710E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 206 682
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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