SE5901 : Footbridge, Doncaster Lakeside

taken 8 years ago, near to Doncaster, Great Britain

Footbridge, Doncaster Lakeside
Footbridge, Doncaster Lakeside
Looking over the bridge in SE5901 : Bridge, Doncaster Lakeside and SE5901 : Wooden Footbridge, Lakeside.

Doncaster Lakeside is a man-made lake built on the site of a former airfield and rubbish dump. It was created as part of the leisure and business development of the surrounding area in the late 1990s. The 50-acre lake was a critical component of the design concept for the Lakeside project which was completed in 2002. The lake not only provided an amenity but was also used as a resource to provide fill material to bring marshy land to the south to above flood level. (LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Architects)

Prior to this, the site was occupied by fields with straight and regular edges indicative of parliamentary enclosure. It was part of High Ellers Common prior to enclosure in 1779 by the 'Cantley, Branton, Bessacarr and (High) Ellers' award. (LinkExternal link South Yorkshire Historic Environment Characterisation)
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Date Taken
Friday, 14 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Sunday, 16 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 5948 0166 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:30.4963N 1:6.2770W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 5947 0167
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Artificial Lake  Man Made Lake  Foot Bridge  Wooden Footbridge 

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