SK5349 : Wollaton Street Vicinity, Hucknall, Notts

taken 5 months ago, near to Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Wollaton Street Vicinity, Hucknall, Notts.
Wollaton Street Vicinity, Hucknall, Notts.
The pedestrian on the pavement parallel with the new 'town centre relief road' is walking towards its junction with Station Road. This road was opened in November 2016. The overall 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 work started on site in January 2016. The work, including a pedestrianised section of High Street - between Baker Street and Watnall Road - is due to be completed in May 2017. The overall scheme aims to reduce traffic congestion, create an attractive shopping centre, attract new retailers and to assist in the regeneration of the town. The plans also incorporated flood relief measures, part of which are seen here. This stream, the Whyburn, has a total length of around 2.5 miles (4.0 km), and terminates in a confluence with the River Leen immediately upstream of Mill Lakes, Bestwood Village.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 December, 2016   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 17 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Housing, Dwellings  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  Construction, Development 
Primary Subject of Photo
Culvert 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5367 4934 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:2.3190N 1:12.0615W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5366 4934
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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