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Dougie
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1 of 50  Wed 27th May 2015 7:56am  
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In Coventry for two days to attend a family funeral tomorrow Sad but will find time for a walk round your city to see any chages Was this new bridge ever walked over to the railway station, photo taken 19th June 2012 Also any of you see this display clock in one of the shop windows in town Wink Edited by member, 27th May 2015 8:01 am
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TonyS
Coventry
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2 of 50  Wed 27th May 2015 9:53pm  
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Never heard of "Freemans Way" Dougie. It looks like the walking route along Warwick Road up towards the station. Where is it exactly? Is it the watch that's shaking Dougie, or you? Smile
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Dougie
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3 of 50  Wed 27th May 2015 10:07pm  
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Blush I don't know all I can say walking from Bull Yard turn right walk to the park you the left, you had to go under the ring road but this bridge went over it but it wasn't being used at that time
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woodford
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4 of 50  Wed 27th May 2015 10:10pm  
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Yes that bridge was always used but now it's a real pain trying to get anywhere on foot from the station-the route seems to change at a whim! I've started using the bus to Pool Meadow each week, it's a £1 but saves a lot of hassle..... Angry
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morgana
the secret garden
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5 of 50  Thu 28th May 2015 12:04am  
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On 27th May 2015 9:53pm, TonyS said: Never heard of "Freemans Way" Dougie. It looks like the walking route along Warwick Road up towards the station. Where is it exactly?
Perhaps this will help where the bridge of Freemans Way was Coventry ring road: Freemans Way footbridge demolished
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Dougie
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6 of 50  Thu 28th May 2015 7:49am  
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Pulled the old bridge down Oh my this was a brand new bridge that hadn't been walked on when I took this photo, they were also just putting the new lights up with the blue ring round them you followed from Bull Yard to the Railway station through the park
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woodford
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7 of 50  Thu 28th May 2015 10:45am  
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Yes Dougie, I realised that after I posted - confused it with the old route! Wave
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woodford
coventry
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8 of 50  Thu 28th May 2015 9:59pm  
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Dougie, read online in the Coventry Telegraph about the bridge - tonight! Wave
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Dougie
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9 of 50  Fri 29th May 2015 7:36pm  
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I would like to upload these two photo's, first one the traffic on the left from the station trying to join the exit road from the ring road, next the grass mound on the new bridge that is shown on Dutchman's link. Is there anything unusual with that mound as I was told there is Blush (may upload a slideshow of my walk later) Edited by member, 29th May 2015 8:55 pm
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Dougie
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10 of 50  Fri 29th May 2015 7:44pm  
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morgana
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11 of 50  Fri 29th May 2015 8:19pm  
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My grandson is doing a stall there Dougie for the college
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Rob Orland
Historic Coventry
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12 of 50  Sat 30th May 2015 5:06pm  
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And here he is with our Mandy and myself.... Big grin
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Dreamtime
Perth Western Australia
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13 of 50  Sat 30th May 2015 5:49pm  
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Oh gosh, look at Mandy all grown up. Lovely photo folks Thumbs up Wave Hope you had a good day.
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Dougie
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14 of 50  Sun 31st May 2015 11:03am  
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A few photo's from my time in Coventry last week - JUST CLICK THE PHOTO if you wish to look it's best to click full screen There are three ways I found to walk to the railway station from town I've shown two on this video the other was when I got lost Big grin Edited by member, 31st May 2015 11:12 am
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Dreamtime
Perth Western Australia
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15 of 50  Sun 31st May 2015 3:54pm  
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I enjoyed my trip round the old home town Dougie thank you. That grass is lovely and green, why can't my lawns be like that?
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