SU6352 : Inside Festival Place

taken 3 years ago, near to Basingstoke, Hampshire, Great Britain

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Inside Festival Place
Inside Festival Place
More vacant units. More have closed than opened over the past 10 years.
Town centres in 2008-20

I am sure there are many towns across the UK which are suffering from the economic policies being pursued. These images, I hope, will act as an historic record of how tough times were and how so many businesses came and went. And, sadly, who thrived.
More recent images could also reflect the impact of the post Brexit vote. When you pause to count the number of vacant sites it is really quite surprising.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 May, 2020
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 6379 5205 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:15.8428N 1:5.2272W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 6378 5203
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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