SZ0695 : West Howe: Mayfair Gardens

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

West Howe: Mayfair Gardens
West Howe: Mayfair Gardens
A short cul-de-sac which splays left and right at the top of the hill in the background, dating from the 1970s. Its left-hand pavement also forms the start of a public footpath through to Youngs Road behind. (See SZ0695 : West Howe: Mayfair Gardens and footpath E10 for a picture from the middle of the carriageway, and more discussion and photos of the public right of way.)

The sign is the standard Bournemouth nameplate from the 1980s, more often seen close to ground level, affixed with tubular steel which protrudes at each side, but here attached high on a lamppost.

This is photo no.264 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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Thursday, 16 April, 2020   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 20 March, 2021
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Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0634 9598 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.8026N 1:54.6883W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0636 9597
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