SJ8846 : Hanley Park: view to flats off Ridgway Road

taken 3 years ago, near to Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

Hanley Park: view to flats off Ridgway Road
Hanley Park: view to flats off Ridgway Road
The flats are on Stonehaven Grove.
Hanley Park
Hanley Park was opened in 1897, and occupies 63 acres of former waste land between Shelton and Hanley. Development of the park and lake was under the guidance of Thomas H Mawson of Windermere (he also designed Burslem Park). The Pavilion, completed in 1896 was designed by Dan Gibson. The Bandstand was the beneficiary of Mr George Howson a local pottery owner.

The Caldon Canal flows east-west through the middle of the Park.

In recent years several of the buildings have fallen into disrepair. In June 2015, it was announced that a 4.5 million Heritage Lottery Fund grant had been secured, which would allow for the restoration of the pavilion, boathouse, canal bridges, lake and fountains.

Hanley Park Run is held every Saturday at 9 a.m. Entrants may be of all ages shapes and sizes, and may complete the 5 km route at their own pace.

Hanley Park (Wikipedia): LinkExternal link
Hanley Park (potteries.org): LinkExternal link
Hanley Park Run: LinkExternal link
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SJ8846, 155 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 5 November, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 6 November, 2016
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Park and Public Gardens 
Place (from Tags)
Hanley  Hanley Park 
Housing (from Tags)
Low Rise Flats 
Primary Subject of Photo
Park 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8848 4643 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:0.9028N 2:10.3897W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 88402 46393
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Urban Park  Municipal Park  Low Rise Housing 

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