SK5349 : Baker Street, Hucknall, Notts

taken 11 months ago, near to Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Baker Street, Hucknall, Notts.
Baker Street, Hucknall, Notts.
One of the features of the town centre improvement scheme (TCIS) is to be the creation of a pedestrianised section of High Street between Baker Street and Watnall Road. The scheme received final funding approval from the Department for Transport in February 2015 (procured using the Medium Scheme Framework 2, through the Midlands Highway Alliance). Carillion/Tarmac JV were awarded the contract and the work started on site in January 2016 with an anticipated completion date of May 2017. The project aims to reduce traffic congestion, create an attractive shopping centre, attract new retailers and to assist in the regeneration of the town. The side elevation of the building straight ahead is that of a former malthouse. In addition, the prominent Central Methodist Church - seen from a new mini-roundabout at the town centre end of Annesley Road - faces the town's market square, although the latter is not visible here. A car is waiting to come out of Ogle Street. One end of the proposed pedestrianised section of the High Street will begin (or end) behind the security barriers ahead on the left. Motorists can opt to join one end of the newly opened (November 2016) 'town centre relief road' on the photographer's left.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 December, 2016   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 17 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Religious sites  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre  Construction, Development 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road Junction 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5342 4945 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:2.3798N 1:12.2841W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5340 4946
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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