SP3064 : Ford's Foundry 7 January 2012 (3)

taken 7 years ago, near to Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Ford's Foundry 7 January 2012 (3)
Ford's Foundry 7 January 2012 (3)
Europa Way crosses the Grand Union Canal southwest of Ford's Foundry. Until about 1990 the Old Warwick Road and the canal passed close to the Ford site. Europa Way, A452, was built as Leamington's connection to the M40. To make room for the big junction at its north end and the realigned local roads the canal was diverted, creating a landscaped open space. It was intended for Ford's workers to eat their lunchtime sarnies and have a smoke but since the foundry closed it looks rather lost. The foundry Royal Leamington Spa's carbuncle is being demolished.
Sunday afternoon: everyone's out shopping.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Canals 
Place (from Tags)
Royal Leamington Spa 
Company (from Tags)
Ford 
Road (from Tags)
A452 
Canal (from Tags)
Grand Union 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 3096 6499 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:16.9312N 1:32.8557W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 3095 6497
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Demolition  Foundry (Closed)  Europa Way 

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