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Solar Meadow in Midlothian
A meadow of over 2500 solar panels, installed in 2013, on the Midlothian Campus of Edinburgh College on the outskirts of Eskbank, it provides energy for the ...
The Rye and Holywell Meads
This is a park is High Wycombe. It is approx. 22 hectares in size. The area is mainly set out to grass. Facilities include, all weather pitches, a Lido, chil...
River Wye (Bucks)
The River Wye in Buckinghamshire is a river that rises in the Chiltern Hills. It flows for around 9 miles, through High Wycombe on its way down to Bourne End...
Swindon Station
Swindon station is a main line station serving Swindon in Wiltshire. It is an important junction, where the former Great Western Railway line to Gloucester...
Little Wilbraham River
The Little Wilbraham runs 5km from its source near Wilbraham Temple to its confluence with Quy Water at Teversham Fen. The water reaches the River Cam and he...
B3212 Road
The B3212 runs 36 miles across Dartmoor from Exeter to Yelverton. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B3212
Former Ulster Bank, Crumlin Road, Belfast
The former Ulster Bank at 171-175 Crumlin Road, Belfast is the subject of the following application (20 December 2016) for planning permission “LA04/2017/000...
A376 Road
The A376 runs 8 miles from Exeter to Exmouth. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A376
Nos 1-3 Ravenhill Road, Belfast
A disused and long-vacant building at the corner of the Ravenhill Road and the Albertbridge Road. There is the following planning permission (19 March 2014)...
New aquatics centre, Montgomery Road, Belfast
The Robinson Centre, a closed leisure centre at Montgomery Road, originally operated by the former Castlereagh Borough Council, which passed to Belfast City ...
Marker posts in the Clyde at Parklea
Three pairs of metal posts can be seen in or near the old timber ponds http://www.geograph.org.uk/snippet/15258 in the River Clyde at Parklea in the east end...
National Cycle Network route 20
National Cycle Network route 20 will, once completed, link Wandsworth in south London with Brighton. It will be 45 miles long. The sections between Wandswo...
The Hellington and Rockland St Mary Community Reserve
The management of Low Common, the lowest-lying area of former rough grazing land between the parishes of Rockland St Mary and Hellington, has recently been t...
Buckingham New University
Buckinghamshire New University has campuses in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, and Uxbridge, West London. The institution dates from 1891 when it was founded ...
Nos 96-100 Gt Patrick Street, Belfast
Two vacant adjoining buildings on the north eastern side of Gt Patrick Street. Nos 96-98 as the subject of the following application (3 October 2016) for pl...
St Nicholas, West Thorney
The church of St Nicholas in West Thorney on the east coast of Thorney Island dates originally from as early as 1100 having a Norman tower (see [[[5251457]]]...
Thorney Island
When seen on the map, Thorney Island looks to be a peninsular on the southern coast of England sandwiched between Hayling Island to the west and the Manhood ...
Flying Out Of Glasgow
A collection of photos taken from a comercial flight (Jet2) from Glasgow to Prague on Sunday 4th December 2016. The flight departed Glasgow towards the no...
Royal Victoria Country Park
The Royal Victoria Country Park is a country park in Netley, Hampshire, by the shores of Southampton Water. It comprises 200 acres of mature woodland and gra...
A3052 Road
The A3052 Road runs 27 miles from Charnmouth to Clyst St Mary. It runs parallel to the East Devon coastline, but inland. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/...
Church of The Holy Trinity, Forest Row
A Grade II listed, Victorian Church. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-296064-the-parish-church-of-the-holy-trinity-fo
The Red Hall site, Circular Road, Belfast
A cleared site of 1.14 acres, on the eastern side of the Circular Road (no 109) between Strathearn Park and the Cairnburn Road, offered for sale (September 2...
Nos 17-25 College Square East, Belfast
Stokes House, an office building at 17-25 College Square East, Belfast (previously the site of the “Classic” (otherwise the “Kelvin” and later the ”News and ...
Howard Buildings, Belfast
There is the following application for planning permission (15 December 2016) “LA04/2016/2693/F Change of use of Howard Buildings from offices and dry cleane...
Leeds Industrial Cooperative Society, Brudenell Grove, Burley, L
Brudenell Grove branch of the Leeds Industrial Cooperative Society. The plot of land for the Brudenell Grove store was purchased in 1891. In 1892 the memoria...
York City Walls
York has, since Roman times, been defended by walls of one form or another. To this day, substantial portions of the walls remain, and York has more miles of...
Poppleton Station
Poppleton station serves the suburban village of Upper Poppleton in the York district. It is located on the Harrogate Line 3 miles west of York and is operat...
Bristol Parkway station
Bristol Parkway station, on the South Wales Main Line, is in the Stoke Gifford area in the northern suburbs of Bristol. It is 112 miles London Paddington. Th...
M32 Motorway
The M32 is in Bristol, which at roughly 4.4 miles is one of Britain's shortest. It provides a link from the M4,to Bristol city centre. It opened in 1975.
Stapleton Road Station
Stapleton Road station is on the Severn Beach Line and Cross Country Route, serving the inner-city district of Easton in Bristol. It is 1.6 miles from Bristo...
Church of St Vigor, Fulbourn
This is one of only two churches in the country dedicated to St Vigor. There has been a church here since Norman times. History & description: http://www.fu...
Church of St Mary, Longframlington
A simple church consisting of unaisled nave and chancel of Norman origin, with later south porch, vestry and community room. It was a chapel of ease to the m...
B3397 Road
The B3397 runs 2.5 miles from Old Netley to Hamble-Le-Rice. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B3397
Church of St Thomas a Becket, Bridford, Devon
The church is listed grade 1 (list entry 1097825). The building itself dates from the 14th-16th centuries, the chancel being the oldest part, with later fit...
A Visit To 'The Kelpies', January 2017
Created by sculptor Andy Scott, The Kelpies are 30 metres tall, weighing 300 tonnes and a prominent feature in The Helix park, Falkirk. The sculptures were ...
De Bradelei Wharf
De Bradelei Wharf is an 80,000 sq ft shopping centre, based in an old dockside warehouse. It unexpectedly closed then re-opened in October 2016.
Dover Museum
Founded in February 1836 by the town's mayor Edward Pett Thompson, it was initially housed in the old Guildhall and run by the Dover Philosophical Institute....
Carlton and Oulton Marshes
Based near Oulton Broad and Oulton Dyke in the Suffolk Broads the site includes Sprat's Water and Marshes - Carlton Colville SSSI https://designatedsites.nat...
New Year's Day 2017, from midday
A collection of photographs taken at or after noon on New Year's Day 2017 by Geographers from all over Great Britain, Ireland and the Isle of Man. View al...
Church of St Mary, Nantwich
The parish church of St Mary, with its unusual octagonal tower, is one of the best known in Cheshire. The walls, and some of the woodwork in the choir, date ...
Development site, Doagh Road, Mossley, Newtownabbey
Premises at the corner of the Doagh Road and Carnmoney Road North, Currently (December 2016) offered for sale. The agents’ description includes “The subject...
Sheugh/Sheuch
In Scots and Ulster Scots a sheugh is a ditch, a furrow or a trough and by extension the sea between Ulster and the UK mainland is also referred to as The Sh...
Nos 122/124 High Street, Holywood
There are the following applications for planning permission (17 August 2016) “LA06/2016/0819/F Amendments to design of previously approved application refer...
Shielings
Shielings were moorland summer grazings for cattle. Shieling huts (often also referred to as shielings) were dwellings located within the shieling. There w...
Lindisfarne Lime Kilns
This bank of six kilns was built in 1860 by Dundee merchant William Nicholl, and represent a fairly late development of the traditional style of masonry kiln...
Grindley Brook Locks
There are six locks in the Grindley Brook flight on the Llangollen Canal. The lower three are individual locks allowing a rise of 19 feet (about 5·8 metres),...
Oriam at Heriot-Watt University
'Scotland's Sports Performance Centre' opened in August 2016 at the Heriot-Watt University Campus on the western outskirts of Edinburgh. It aims to provide t...
Regent Street Angel Christmas lights (2016-2018)
This year the theme is Angels, inspired by the first Regent Street Christmas lights in 1954. The lights will be used for three seasons. The lights were de...
Christchurch, St Leonards
Christ Church is an Anglican church in the town of St Leonards-on-Sea. Opened as the town's third Anglican church in 1860 to serve a rapidly developing resid...
Mobile Crane Accident, A712 'The Queen's Way', December 2016
A Grove GMK 5130-2 'maxi taxi' all-terrain crane (five axle, max load 130t/60m boom) left the A712 between Newton Stewart and New Galloway in early December ...
Regent Street Christmas Decorations
St Mary's church, Dunsford
The parish church of Dunsford sits within a churchyard raised above the main street of the village. It dates from the 15th century with 19th century restora...
Seven Dials Christmas lights
Hammerton Station
Hammerton station serves the villages of Kirk Hammerton and Green Hammerton in North Yorkshire. It is located on the Harrogate Line 14 km west of York and is...
Church of St Michael, Bempton
Situated on the east Yorkshire coast, and in close proximity to North Yorkshire, St Michael's parish church at Bempton is a modest village church. It has a 4...
Bempton
Bempton is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, near the border with North Yorkshire. It is near the North Sea coast and Flamborough Head, and is situa...
Hamble Station
Hamble station is an unstaffed station near the village of Hamble-le-Rice. It is served by a 2-track electrified line which joins the Southampton to London m...
Netley Station
Netley station is located near the village of Netley. The station is run by South West Trains and is on the West Coastway Line. Near to the station is Royal ...
Church of St Oswald, Flamborough
The church of St Oswald stands on a small rise at the west end of Flamborough village. The church first appears in the historical records in 1150, when it wa...
Flamborough
Flamborough is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It is situated approximately 4 miles north-east of Bridlington on the prominent coastal feature of...
Sholing Station
Sholing station serves the suburb of Sholing, on the edge of Southampton, operated by South West Trains. the station opened in 1866.
Woolston Station
Woolston station is a grade II listed station serving the suburb of Woolston in the city of Southampton. The station is operated by South West Trains. Just p...
A3025 Road
The A3025 runs 4 miles from Burlesden to Southampton. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A3025
Itchen Bridge
The Itchen Bridge is a bridge over the River Itchen in Southampton. It is a high-level hollow box girder bridge. It is located about a mile from the river mo...
Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin
The church stands on the site of Roman baths; it is thought there was originally a Saxon church here. The oldest parts of the existing building are the tower...
Church of St Mary, Nonington
There has been a Church in Nonington for about 900 years or so. The present building, dedicated to St Mary, dates from the twelfth century with later alterat...
Burbo Bank Offshore Windfarm and Extension, Liverpool Bay
The Burbo Bank Offshore Wind Farm is a 25-turbine, 90 MW offshore wind farm located on the Burbo Flats in Liverpool Bay on the west coast of the UK in the Ir...
Loftus Alum Quarries
The last remains of one of last ruins of the Loftus Alum Quarries. Soon this will go the way of other buildings and tumble the 300 foot into the North Sea. A...
13065 Preseved Hughes Crab Steam Locomotive
Cattal Station
Cattal station serves the village of Cattal. It is located on the Harrogate Line 10.5 miles west of York and is operated by Northern who provide all passeng...
Bitterne Station
Bitterne station is located in eastern Southampton. It is on the main Southampton to Portsmouth coastal line (West Coastway Line), and serves the suburbs of ...
Northam Train Care Facility
This facility is run by Siemans. It maintains the trains for South Western Trains.
Southampton Central Station
Southampton Central station is a main line station serving the city of Southampton. It is on the Wessex Main Line, the South Western Main Line and the West C...
Shop til you drop
My mother and sister had decided to have a trip around the Town Hall, which on Tuesdays includes a look at the Mayor's full regalia. Not fancying this, I dec...
Burslem Cemetery
Burslem Cemetery opened in 1879 and covers approximately 28 acres. When opened it was intended to be a "a recreation park, to be used for walking, riding and...
Nonington
Nonington is a small village half way between Canterbury and Dover. The village has a number of amenities, a primary school, Norman church and pub.
A273 Road
The A273 runs 9 mile north - south across West Sussex, from Haywards Heath to Pyecombe. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A273
Sutton High School for Boys (Ex)
Sutton High School for Boys was a secondary school in Sutton, Plymouth, from 1926 to 1986. It was evacuated to St Austell, Cornwall, during World War II. Th...
Chichester Watersports Centre
Chichester Watersports is just off the A27, just 5 minutes from Chichester town centre. The lake, measuring around 40 acres, was once a gravel pit. The Sout...
St Denys Station
St Denys station serves the St. Denys and Portswood suburbs of Southampton. Built in 1865, the station is named after the surrounding area, which in turn is...
River Itchen
The River Itchen is a river in Hampshire. It flows from mid-Hampshire to join with Southampton Water below the Itchen Bridge in the city of Southampton. The ...
Swaythling Station
Swaythling station is on the South Western Main Line on the northern edge of Southampton, serving the area of Swaythling. The Station opened in 1883. The St...
Southampton Airport Parkway Station
The station comprises two platforms. One is on the western side, with the line running in the northern direction via Winchester, Basingstoke, Woking and Clap...
Eastleigh Works and Railway Depot
Eastleigh Works is a locomotive, carriage and wagon building and repair facility in the town of Eastleigh. Attached to the works are extensive sidings and th...
Construction on Dumbarton Burgh Hall site
Behind the preserved facade of the old Dumbarton Academy building on Church Street, a low building, a burgh hall, was demolished in mid-2015 to make way for ...
Eastleigh Station
Eastleigh station serves the town of Eastleigh. It is located on the South Western Main Line and is the junction station for two other routes, the Eastleigh-...
The Cloud (Congleton)
The Cloud (sometimes also known as Bosley Cloud) is a distinctive hill east of Congleton, on the Cheshire/Staffordshire border, with a steep northern escarpm...
Nos 9-13 Waring Street, Belfast
The War Memorial Building, 9-13 Waring Street was completed in 1961 to provide accommodation for charities including those associated with HM forces. The oc...
Former pumping station, Oxford Street, Belfast
A disused sewage pumping station on the eastern side of Oxford Street, advertised and agreed for sale towards the end of 2016. Described by the selling agen...
Northampton Arm of the Grand Union Canal
The Northampton Arm leaves the Grand Union Canal mainline at Gayton Junction and joins the River Nene in the centre of Northampton. There are 17 single locks...
The Forum
The Forum, known as Kentish Town Forum, is a concert venue in Kentish Town, London, owned by MAMA & Company. The venue was built in 1934 and was originally u...
Kentish Town Station
Kentish Town is a London Underground and National Rail station in Kentish Town in Camden. It is at the junction of Kentish Town Road (A400) and Leighton Road...
Church of St Peter, Westhampnett
St. Peter's Church is located next to the former Roman road to London (called Stane Street), a stone church has existed on this site since about 710AD, not l...
Edinburgh Gateway
A new £41million railway station built on the western outskirts of Edinburgh to link trains from the north with the Edinburgh Trams which provide a service t...
Church of St Nicholas, Barfrestone
a Norman church dating back to the 11th century. It has some bvery fine Norman decorations on the outside. Grade I listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings...
Barfrestone
Barfrestone is a Village in East Kent, and between Shepherdswell, Eythorne and Nonington, and close to the pit villages of Elvington and Snowdown. Landmarks...