SZ0694 : Ensbury Park: Kingsbere Avenue

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

Ensbury Park: Kingsbere Avenue
Ensbury Park: Kingsbere Avenue
A steepish road descending from the main Kinson Road to Priestley Road, lined with bungalows typical of Ensbury Park and with a low hedge between pavement and roadway.

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 white surface often starting to peel as here, though the blue border has seen little fading unlike many.

This is photo no.223 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
Tuesday, 14 April, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 August, 2020
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0684 9464 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.0793N 1:54.2645W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0682 9464
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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