SP2779 : Banner Lane's altered skyline

near to Eastern Green, Coventry, Great Britain

Banner Lane's altered skyline
Banner Lane's altered skyline
Approximately one hour after the former Massey Ferguson tower block had been demolished by controlled explosion and the top of the remains can just be seen behind the Spar shop on the skyline. At this time Banner Lane was still closed whilst damping down of dust and clearance of any stray debris took place.
Massey Ferguson tower
17 storey office block for Massey Ferguson situated on the front lawn of the 1930s factory (now demolished) in Banner Lane. Architects: John H D Madin & Partners, Birmingham. Builder: W H Jones Ltd (Costains). Built: 1965. Demolished: 8 July 2012
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2012
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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 9 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2747 7933 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:24.6772N 1:35.8550W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2750 7954
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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