SD8902 : 585 & 587 Broadway, Chadderton - 50 Years On

taken 8 years ago, near to Chadderton, Oldham, Great Britain

585 & 587 Broadway, Chadderton - 50 Years On
585 & 587 Broadway, Chadderton - 50 Years On
Fifty years on from an earlier photograph LinkExternal link the two houses exhibit many signs of the intervening years' cultural and societal changes. Double-glazed windows and porches have become standard and in white - a colour unthinkable in the coal-fired 1960s. Television aerials sprout from the chimneys in multiple, but some chimneys have clearly been capped or adapted to take a gas flue, with coal fires replaced by gas central heating. The gas supply pipe for 585 is visible near the front door. Alarms and security lights also feature, reflecting modern concerns. Broadway is now far too busy to permit daytime parking, but several "wheelie" and recycling bins obstruct the pavement.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 20 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 24 January, 2010
Category
Semi-detached houses   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 892 029 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.3917N 2:9.8532W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 891 029
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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