SZ0695 : West Howe: Draper Road

taken 1 year ago, near to Kinson, Bournemouth, Great Britain

West Howe: Draper Road
West Howe: Draper Road
Looking along Draper Road from its northern end, on Moore Avenue. It is in the heart of the large West Howe 1950s council estate - one half of a typical council semi is in the background along with a more modern bungalow.

The sign is a modern one, from 2010-15 when this more modern, abstract emblem rather than the traditional town coat of arms as the working logo of the council.

This is photo no.114 of a series of 453 in my coronavirus lockdown walking project:
See Link for the complete set of photos.
My coronavirus lockdown walking project :: SZ0795

In response to the global coronavirus pandemic, on 23 March 2020 the government announced a lockdown which effectively confined people to their homes, apart from essential journeys which included vital shopping, to help vulnerable people, and one period of exercise per day.

There was speculation about whether driving to a place of exercise, such as a beauty spot, was acceptable and guidelines were quickly made, that exercise should take place locally and direct from home.

So I drew a 2km radius around my home on a map and set out to walk along, across or past every named street and footpath within this circle.

I found that there are 451 such roads/paths, not including roads whose postal address is part of another road already included (such as some Courts, Terraces and Mews).

I undertook to take a photo of a sign for each one, mainly with some context of the road itself. They can all be viewed, along with my 2km map, here: Link

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Date Taken
Saturday, 11 April, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 1 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0629 9574 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.6732N 1:54.7311W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0631 9577
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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