SU1587 : Empty shops, The Circle, Pinehurst, Swindon

taken 9 years ago, near to Stratton st Margaret, Swindon, Great Britain

Empty shops, The Circle, Pinehurst, Swindon
Empty shops, The Circle, Pinehurst, Swindon
The row of shops that have served the local community since the 1930s is now closed and scheduled for demolition after the school holidays pending redevelopment of the area. Some of the current shop operators have moved to alternative sites nearby. The local authority estimates that the new development will be open by July 2014 LinkExternal link The Pinehurst estate was the first major social housing development to take place in Swindon after the Great War LinkExternal link

Update January 2014: Link
Shopping precinct, The Circle, Swindon

Written by Brian Robert Marshall

One of an occasional series of images showing the demise of the 1930s shopping centre serving the Pinehurst area of Swindon and its replacement.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 20 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 20 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe  Derelict, Disused  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 151 870 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.9427N 1:46.9562W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 152 870
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Pinehurst  The Circle  Social Housing  Shops 

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