Greenwich Meridian Marker - Nottingham Road, London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 34.653 W 000° 00.091
30U E 707757 N 5718314
Quick Description: This Greenwich meridian marker is one of many painted through the London Borough of Waltham Forest. This particular marker is on the north west side of Nottingham Road.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/17/2015 1:51:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMPZFM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 4

Long Description:

The London Geezer blog tells us about the markers created by Waltham Forest:

Three cheers for the London Borough of Waltham Forest, whose marking of the meridian is nothing short of superb. You can't see the meridian in Stratford but, once you cross the border into Leyton, it's everywhere. Back in the year 2000 the council decided to mark the millennium across their borough in a most original way. They ordered some menial operative to paint a big green and yellow circle on the pavement of streets in Waltham Forest that crossed the meridian. And there are tons of them. As a result it's possible to walk all the way up the zero degree line to Walthamstow without the need for a map.

Co-ordinates in OSGB datum: N 51° 34.623 000° 00.000

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