TQ3377 : Burgess Park: cyclist

taken 5 years ago, near to Camberwell, Southwark, Great Britain

Burgess Park: cyclist
Burgess Park: cyclist
A cyclist rides the path alongside the lake.
Burgess Park
Burgess Park, in inner South East London, is unusual as it is a large park created on a "brownfield" site.

The area was previously occupied by streets, houses and light industry as well as a branch of the Surrey Canal. Plans to create a park here started in the 1940s. At the time, there was very little green open space in this part of inner city London.

The park gradually grew, but in rather haphazard fashion with decaying, abandoned roads still cutting into the park. In 2011-2012 the park closed for about a year so that major work could be done to regenerate the park.
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TQ3377, 307 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 3 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 February, 2015
Geographical Context
Paths  Park and Public Gardens  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3332 7789 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.0554N 0:4.8807W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3331 7789
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Artificial Lake  Path in Public Park  Cyclist 

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