TL2623 : Cycle path, Stevenage

taken 2 years ago, near to Aston End, Hertfordshire, England

Cycle path, Stevenage
Cycle path, Stevenage
A cycle path in the town of Stevenage.

Stevenage was the first new town to be designated under the New Towns Act in 1946, to provide housing and employment for people moving out from overcrowded conditions in London. Previously a large village dating back at least as far as the Domesday Book in the 11th Century, development of the new town started in earnest during the 1950s.

The town's shopping precinct, opened in 1959, was the first purpose-built pedestrianised shopping area in the UK.

Stevenage was designed with motor traffic in mind. The town has an extensive network of segregated pedestrian and cycle paths.

For more information, see LinkExternal link

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Geographical Context: Paths County: Hertfordshire Place: Stevenage Primary Subject: Cycle Route other tags: Cycle Path Cycle Route New Town Stevenage New Town Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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TL2623, 20 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Malc McDonald   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 25 September, 2022   (more nearby)
Sunday, 9 October, 2022
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 2669 2378 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:53.8904N 0:9.6076W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 2670 2377
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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