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SITE 289 ALLOTMENTS PADDOCK

OS REF:SK58931241

Old Allotments Site 288 to the left and Allotment Paddock Site 289 to the right of the fence. February 2008

Allotments Paddock Site 289 from Old Allotments Site 288 looking to old A6 Loughborough Road. February 2008

Date: 2nd February 2008

Observers: Brian Verity and Marion Vincent

Location: Accessed from Loughborough Road

OS Ref: SK58931241

Map Title: Site 289

Owners: Rothley Temple Estates

This small piece of field is used as a paddock but under threat of being used for building as part of the plans for the Allotments (Old) Site 288.

Plans have been passed despite hundreds of objections. The builders wasted no time getting in after the final plans were passed in January 2010.

SITE 289 ALLOTMENTS PADDOCK IN 2015

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From the top of Merrtens Drive with old A6 to the left. February 2015

Looking from the old A6 to the new allotments on the left and Merrtens Drive on the right. February 2015

Looking to the new allotments, also under threat of being moved yet again. February 2015.

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