SP3065 : Ford's Foundry 15 January 2012 (9)

taken 6 years ago, near to Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Ford's Foundry 15 January 2012 (9)
Ford's Foundry 15 January 2012 (9)
On the right the 1990s extension comes hard up against Prince's Drive. From the other side it looks as though the building is being gutted before it is pulled down. The footbridge was constructed, I believe, to connect Ford's employees' car park, off to the left and derelict, with the works; it remains a vital crossing for pedestrians and cyclists. The road is shown as Prince's Drive on OS maps only from 1939; before that it was River Walk Lane: another story. The river crossing of Prince's Drive by Prince's Bridge dates from 1923 SP3065 : Plaque on Prince's Bridge.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Derelict, Disused  Industry 
Place (from Tags)
Royal Leamington Spa 
Company (from Tags)
Ford 
Road (from Tags)
A452 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 3098 6519 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:17.0390N 1:32.8370W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 3101 6513
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Foundry (Closed)  Demolition  Footbridge Over Road 

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