SP2280 : New concrete slab by Mercote Hall Lane

taken 7 years ago, near to Four Oaks, Solihull, Great Britain

New concrete slab by Mercote Hall Lane
New concrete slab by Mercote Hall Lane
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council posted a planning site notice on a tree along the lane on 09.06.2011. The application by Jack Moody Ltd was for change of use from a quarry to open windrow composting of organic material. Presumably the application was granted. Guessing, perimeter drainage has yet to be constructed although there is already a sump out of shot right.
This must be the approximate location of SP2280 : Berkswell Quarry being worked, Simon Jobson's photo of six years ago. In that time the sand and gravel has been extracted, the pit has been flooded (according to OS maps) and since filled in to become the site of this development.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Quarrying, Mining  Construction, Development  Waste, Waste management 
Former (from Tags)
Sand and Gravel Quarry 
Region (from Tags)
Arden 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2287 8041 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:25.2724N 1:39.9080W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2278 8030
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Composting Site 

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