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New Brighton Model boating lake #455197
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A Birds eye photo of the old model boating lake and beyond. Now demolished under the rebuilding scheme

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Re: New Brighton Model boating lake [Re: yewgarth] #455199
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Quite recent, I wonder where it was taken from?


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all the photos i have posted apart from all the postcards were taken by me, i'll leave you guessing about the birds eye view of the lake!

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Originally Posted by yewgarth
all the photos i have posted apart from all the postcards were taken by me, i'll leave you guessing about the birds eye view of the lake!


From Portland Court ?

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Nah! the council were changing the bulbs on harrison drive, so i asked if i could go up in their cherry picker! you can just about see the shadow of the arm to the left of the pic.

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dont remember the boating lake been that shape 60 years ago ? had it been remodeled since the late 40s early 50s


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Great photo.You were lucky that those guys let you go in the cherry picker.

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Ah, childhood memories.

There used to be a bloke in waterproofs standing in that lake recovering sunken boats, mine always sank!!

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Originally Posted by jimbob
dont remember the boating lake been that shape 60 years ago ? had it been remodeled since the late 40s early 50s


Jimbob, your not wrong has been remodled in 2009 as part of a major redevelopment by Neptune


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my brother leant over the wall & fell in, probably did it more than once.


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