2022

TL2623 : Lapwing Rise, Stevenage

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

Lapwing Rise, Stevenage
Lapwing Rise, Stevenage
Lapwing Rise is a residential cul-de-sac in Stevenage.
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: Suburb, Urban fringe County: Hertfordshire Place: Stevenage Primary Subject: Suburb other tags: New Town Stevenage New Town Residential Road Residential Street Residential Cul-De-Sac Residential Residential Area Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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TL2623, 20 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Malc McDonald   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 25 September, 2022   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 9 October, 2022
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 2677 2300 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:53.4687N 0:9.5551W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 2676 2300
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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