SJ8186 : Painswick Park

taken 10 years ago, near to Manchester Airport, Manchester, Great Britain

Painswick Park
Painswick Park
Viewed from the Bailey Lane entrance to the park.

Manchester City Council's web site describes it as follows...

The site was originally farming land until the late 1950s. Its function then changed to a landfill site which in time was grassed over to form a mound.

In 1962 the site was handed over to the council and an artificial lake constructed to serve as a holding pool for surplus flood water from the nearby Baguley Brook during severe rain storms.
Poundswick Park was officially opened 1968.

The lake is stocked with a variety of fish and used by local anglers.
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SJ8186, 38 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 31 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 1 August, 2007
Category
Park > Park   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 818 862 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:22.3407N 2:16.4285W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 819 861
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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