SZ0794 : Ensbury Park: Hibberd Way

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

Ensbury Park: Hibberd Way
Ensbury Park: Hibberd Way
One of the roads of the 1970s Slades Farm council estate, which suffers from that strange symptom of 70s estates whereby the houses have confusing numbers because they are built facing footpaths at right angles to the road. Further along, the terrace on the right morphs into Cornish Gardens addresses at the dead end of the latter.

The sign is a modern one, from 2010-15 when this more modern, abstract emblem rather than the traditional town coat of arms as the working logo of the council.

This is photo no.195 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
Monday, 13 April, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0765 9433 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:44.9114N 1:53.5759W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0764 9430
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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