SZ1294 : Iford: service station on Castle Lane East

taken 3 months ago, near to Throop, Bournemouth, Great Britain

Iford: service station on Castle Lane East
Iford: service station on Castle Lane East
Looking along the exit slip-road of this service station whose layout is ill-thought-out. Beyond the petrol station are a Travelodge, Burger King and Toby Carvery, which are served by the same slip-roads; however, because of the one-way routes there is no vehicular access from the garage to those establishments, nor from them to the garage.

The course of this exit slip-road also roughly coincides with a former public right of way, public footpath K46, which was the original course of the eastern end of Throop Road. The right of way was expunged when the Cooper Dean flyover and hospital were built, around 1990, although Throop Road had been severed when the dual carriageway was put through in the 1960s. The hedge and then fence to our right is the perimeter of the hospital premises, so this slip-road probably mirrors the former footpath almost exactly.
Public rights of way in Bournemouth
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Date Taken
Sunday, 5 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 5 March, 2017
Geographical Context
Paths  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Garage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 1248 9416 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:44.8147N 1:49.4686W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 1250 9413
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Services  Service Station  Filling Station  Garage  Slip Road  Former Footpath  Former Right of Way 

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