WV6448 : Corner of Charing Cross

Corner of Charing Cross
Corner of Charing Cross
According to a 2006 report "Fish and chips on benches at the "bomb site" at Charing Cross could make way for the restoration of an old part of St Helier ... The States decided that it was more important to restore the "little historic gem" around Charing Cross than it was to retain the vacant site as open space. ... St Helier Constable Simon Crowcroft asked Members to agree that the empty site on the intersection of York Street and Dumaresq Street should stay. ... He called the site a small square and suggested it be reinvented with trees, a new mural and perhaps a large chess board. ... but Members voted 33 to 11 against designating the area an important open space. ... They said that allowing building on the site could be the catalyst for the restoration of the old buildings in Dumaresq Street. Article posted on 19th May, 2006 - 12.00am. ... Read more: LinkExternal link

Well it looks to have survived so far as an open space WV6448 : Charing Cross Mural.
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2010
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Gerald England   (find more nearby)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 October, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 8 November, 2010
Category
Open space   (more nearby)
Subject Location
MGRS: geotagged! WV 6491 4846 [10m precision]
WGS84: 49:11.1305N 2:6.5542W
Photographer Location
MGRS: geotagged! WV 6490 4846
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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