SJ6855 : Queen's Park: footbridge, top view

taken 6 years ago, near to Wistaston Green, Cheshire, Great Britain

Queen's Park: footbridge, top view
Queen's Park: footbridge, top view
The largest of the three footbridges introduced in the recent restoration of the park, this one carries the main east-west axial drive over a small valley. See SJ6855 : Queen's Park: footbridge, side view for a side view showing the form of construction.
Queen's Park, Crewe

The main public park for the town of Crewe, opened in 1888 and covering about 17 hectares. The park is elliptical in shape, surrounded by a carriage drive, and laid out quite formally. It was extensively restored c.2010. Facilities include a boating lake (formed from the Valley Brook, a minor tributary of the River Weaver), minigolf, cafe, children's playground and bandstand. At the centre of the park is a memorial to the fallen of the South African War of 1899-1902.

The official name is Queen's Park (the queen in question being Victoria) but locals also just call it Crewe Park.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 19 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 21 July, 2015
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6867 5564 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.8222N 2:28.1600W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6868 5564
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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