SD8607 : Langley

taken 12 years ago, near to Middleton, Rochdale, Great Britain

Langley.
Langley.
Looking down Langdale Drive, Langley from its junction with Hollin Lane. Langley is a large housing estate to the northwest of Middleton and is one of Europe's largest council housing estates. Langley was bought by Manchester Corporation to establish a reservoir. The development of Manchester's water supply in the Lake District made it surplus to requirements and the land was used for re-housing the thousands of people made homeless by the city's slum clearance programme after the Second World War.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 9 October, 2005
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Housing > Housing estate   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8664 0713 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:33.6369N 2:12.1898W
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