SZ0696 : Kinson: Glenmeadows Drive

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

Kinson: Glenmeadows Drive
Kinson: Glenmeadows Drive
Glenmeadows Drive is a cul-de-sac of houses from probably the 1970s, off Kinson Road. Griffiths Gardens, referred to on the sign, is more modern.

The sign is of a design that became prevalent in Bournemouth around 1990 and was in use for most of that decade. Many are starting to look a bit shabby now: the blue border is often the first to go, but that is in reasonably good nick on this one, although the same cannot be said for the white surface.

The additional message below the street name was always written in the smaller, sanserif type.

This is photo no.163 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, 22 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0695 9614 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.8885N 1:54.1692W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0699 9612
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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