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#455197 - 27th Dec 2010 11:24pm New Brighton Model boating lake
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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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#455199 - 27th Dec 2010 11:59pm Re: New Brighton Model boating lake [Re: yewgarth]
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Quite recent, I wonder where it was taken from?
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#455206 - 28th Dec 2010 12:49am Re: New Brighton Model boating lake [Re: Capt_America]
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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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#455231 - 28th Dec 2010 11:06am Re: New Brighton Model boating lake [Re: yewgarth]
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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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#455263 - 28th Dec 2010 1:15pm Re: New Brighton Model boating lake [Re: Colgo]
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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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#455463 - 28th Dec 2010 9:42pm Re: New Brighton Model boating lake [Re: yewgarth]
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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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#455468 - 28th Dec 2010 9:48pm Re: New Brighton Model boating lake [Re: jimbob]
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Great photo.You were lucky that those guys let you go in the cherry picker.

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#479487 - 2nd Mar 2011 4:23pm Re: New Brighton Model boating lake [Re: yewgarth]
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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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#479505 - 2nd Mar 2011 5:10pm Re: New Brighton Model boating lake [Re: jimbob]
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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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#479638 - 2nd Mar 2011 9:56pm Re: New Brighton Model boating lake [Re: Nelzy84]
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my brother leant over the wall & fell in, probably did it more than once.
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#681939 - 4th Apr 2012 10:30am Re: New Brighton Model boating lake [Re: yewgarth]
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i lost a boat in there lol childhood memorys smile

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