TQ2978 : Washing lines in Pimlico

taken 7 months ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

Washing lines in Pimlico
Washing lines in Pimlico
These washing lines, set in a 'moat' alongside Wilkie House in the Millbank estate have been there since this forward-thinking LCC housing scheme was built around the turn of the 19th/20th centuries. Located at the corner of Sir John Islip St and Cureton St they are still in regular use and are something of a surprise to come upon en route to Tate Britain. In 2013 residents put up a spirited campaign to retain the washing lines after their landlords unilaterally decided to replace them with rotary driers, and their efforts garnered considerable publicity and support, see LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 March, 2017
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 299 784 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.4156N 0:7.8041W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 299 784
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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