SK5739 : Hockley and Cranbrook Street

taken 10 years ago, near to Nottingham, Great Britain

Hockley and Cranbrook Street
Hockley and Cranbrook Street
Hockley in the foreground, Cranbrook Street receding to the right. This part of town just east of the City Centre has loss its trading importance over the years, now being confined to a number of specialist shops and a few eating establishments. The former prosperity of this area as a retail area can be envisaged when it is pointed out that the building opposite (Emmanuel House) was formerly Montague Burton in their distinctive architectural style. The ground floor is now a second had shop supporting the homeless; the upper floors, style Burton Chambers (the logo is just visible above the do to the right. Similarly the red building to the right used to be a branch of Woolworth. It is now an out of use nightclub. Some of the decorative surrounds to the show windows, in a clearly recognisable Woolworth style still exist.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Friday, 1 February, 2008
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 577 399 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:57.2406N 1:8.5380W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 577 399
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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