SITE 289 ALLOTMENTS PADDOCK
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
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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