SZ0694 : Ensbury Park: Kingswell Gardens

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

Ensbury Park: Kingswell Gardens
Ensbury Park: Kingswell Gardens
One of three offshoots of Kingswell Road that share its first name, Close and Grove being the other two.

The sign is the standard Bournemouth nameplate from the 1980s, affixed with tubular steel which protrudes at each side. It is surprising that a no-through-road sign is not either incorporated into the sign or standing alongside it, both of which are common arrangements.

This is photo no.226 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
Saturday, 11 April, 2020   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 8 August, 2020
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0697 9499 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.2680N 1:54.1535W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0697 9497
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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