SD7109 : EIIR gold postbox (BL1 3)

taken 3 years ago, near to Bolton, Great Britain

EIIR gold postbox (BL1 3)
EIIR gold postbox (BL1 3)

The gold postbox on Churchgate SD7109 : Gold postbox on Churchgate (BL1 3) celebrates gold medal winning Olympian Jason Kenny SD7109 : Jason Kenny's gold postbox who won two gold medals, so two post boxes in Bolton were painted gold. This one on Churchgate is for the track cycling team sprint. The other one, for the individual sprint, is outside the main post office on Deansgate SD7109 : Gold Post Box (Jason Kenny), Bolton Deansgate.
Olympic & Paralympic Gold Post Boxes
During the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games, the Royal Mail celebrated each Great Britain gold medal by painting a post box gold in the home town of each gold medal winning olympian and paralympian.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Sunday, 16 April, 2017
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Sport, Leisure  People, Events  Communications 
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Jason Kenny 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7192 0930 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.7721N 2:25.5346W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7192 0929
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