SX8860 : View along Victoria Street, Paignton

taken 10 years ago, near to Paignton, Torbay, Great Britain

View along Victoria Street, Paignton
View along Victoria Street, Paignton
There were objections from traders when it was proposed to pedestrianise Victoria street in Paignton. However, the disappearance of the car from the shopping street has made shopping a much more pleasant experience. It is encouraging as a pedestrian to be able to occupy the road which formerly was an area of risk to negotiate. Now it is possible to appreciate the design of the buildings and indeed the whole street. The absence of cars is greatly to be desired. Now they despoil our residential areas.
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SX8860, 252 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 2 February, 2008
Category
Shopping arcade   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 888 607 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:26.1569N 3:34.0133W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 887 607
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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