SP0483 : The 'piazza' between Grange Road and Selly Oak New Road

taken 7 years ago, near to Selly Oak, Birmingham, Great Britain

The 'piazza' between Grange Road and Selly Oak New Road
The 'piazza' between Grange Road and Selly Oak New Road
This area of paving was installed as part of a new relief road.

From the Birmingham City Council website: The stub section of Grange Road, fronting Westley Richards Gun Factory, would be stopped up for vehicular use. The Piazza would be created using high quality paving, street furniture, lighting and tree planting at one of the main pedestrian and cycle points to the University of Birmingham campus. The Piazza would cover a total area of approximately 1300 square metres and this would give ample space for the student patronage to / from the University. A 10 metre wide Toucan crossing would be provided on the road at this location. A cycleway would be routed through the Piazza providing a cycle link from the new road to the University campus and from the new road to Grange Road leading to Selly Oak Centre." LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Paths  Public buildings and spaces  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Birmingham  Selly Oak  Bournbrook  University of Birmingham 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0458 8324 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:26.8262N 1:56.0425W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0457 8324
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Shared Use Path  Shared Use  Selly Oak New Road  Aston Webb Boulevard  Grange Road  Piazza  Cycle Infrastructure  Cycle Facility 

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