TQ4779 : Yarnton Way, Thamesmead

taken 8 months ago, near to Thamesmead, Greenwich, Great Britain

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Yarnton Way, Thamesmead
Yarnton Way, Thamesmead
Yarnton Way in Thamesmead. This was the first area of Thamesmead to be developed. A concrete bridge carries a walkway across the road, which is a dual carriageway.
Thamesmead :: TQ4680

Thamesmead was developed as a new town in the 1960s, '70s and '80s by the Greater London Council. It is situated on the south side of the River Thames, between Woolwich and Erith. Much of Thamesmead is built on reclaimed marshland.

The earlier phases of building were brutalist blocks of flats built from concrete, with connecting walkways above street level. later phases included more traditional street patterns with terraced housing.

When first built, Thamesmead's brutalist architecture was used as a film location, for Stanley Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange".

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TQ4779, 70 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 18 September, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 26 September, 2021
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
South East London  Thamesmead 
Near (from Tags)
Woolwich  Plumstead  Abbey Wood 
Road (from Tags)
Dual Carriageway 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4776 7964 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.7838N 0:7.6322E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4773 7964
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Dual Carriageway  Dual Carriageway Road 

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