SE5901 : Wooden Footbridge, Lakeside

taken 8 years ago, near to Doncaster, Great Britain

Wooden Footbridge, Lakeside
Wooden Footbridge, Lakeside
The wooden bridge connecting the two small islands off the north east shore of the lake.

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)
Submitted
Sunday, 16 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Paths  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 5948 0169
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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