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Friday 13 September 2013

Video - Derby streets by car in HD. Stockbrook area. September 2013

Here is my latest video in my Derby streets by car series. This one takes you around the Stockbrook area of Derby including Stockbrook street, Peet Street, Lynton Street, Parliment Street, Abbey street etc

This is a realtime car journey.
Points of interest :

00:00 we start at the traffic lights on Ford Street where it meets Friar Gate
00:08 Stafford Street (inner ring road)
00:17 On the left here is where the inner ring road used to be before it was completed with the new Mercian Way and Lara Croft Way roads
00:24 As we approach the new Mercian Way roundabout (Uttoxeter New Road) you can see St Lukes church in the centre
00:31 We are going right here onto Uttoxeter New Road so I am in the middle lane.
00:34 dead ahead is a big pile of rubble. Here once stood Trent bus depot and Capital Self Storage in more recent years. These old buildings were demolished in August 2013
and are currently being cleared away. You can see the yellow digger on the land.
00:37 If you go straight on here then it takes you up Mercian Way, across Abbey Street and upto Lara Croft Way.
00:42 Onto Uttoxeter New Road
00:49 on the left is the entrance to the former Trent bus depot.
01:18 Left onto Peet Street
02:09 Left down Parliment Street
02:25 three point turn and back up Parliment Street
02:33 You can see St Lukes church on the left
02:45 On the left is Churchside Walk
03:39 Left onto Peet Street
03:51 Right onto Lynton Street
03:53 on the right is Derby academy of dance in the old mill studio.
03:57 on right is Lynton Porcelain Company.
04:28 Left onto Bakewell Road
04:32 The Dunkirk Tavern
04:58 Left onto Drewry Lane
05:26 Left onto Peet Street
05:38 Right onto Franchise Street
06:11 Left onto Upper Boundary Road
06:29 On right is IC Discounts and Firs Youth Centre
06:34 On the right used to be the Roebuck Inn (corner of Amy Street and Stockbrook Road) this pub was demolished in 2008. Its been replaced with three storey apartments with a shop on the ground floor.
The First World War memorial plaque that was on this pub was fitted into the wall of the new building and rededicated on November 11th 2011 by Father Graham Sillis from St Luke's Church.
06:36 on right you can clearly see the new buildings where the Roebuck inn once stood.
06:40 Left down Stockbrook Street
06:42 Do you remember the ICe Cream van that used to be parked up about here at night?
07:02 on right is Stockbrook Community Centre
07:53 on left is Becket Children's Centre (Sure Start)
08:15 Right onto Woods Lane
08:58 Around the bend onto Farm Street
09:03 On left is Sainsbury's Local, Dead ahead is the pub garden of the George Cross Pub
09:12 Left onto Boyer Street
09:13 The George Cross Pub
09:38 Left onto Abbey Street
09:42 on right is Tatler the Printers (J. M. Tatler)
10:18 This new junction is for the Inner ring road
10:21 Left onto Mercian Way
10:34 Dead ahead is the former Bonded Goods Depot. This is a grade II listed building was built by Kirk and Ranndell of Sleaford in 1877-1878 for Friar Gate station goods yard. Currently awaiting redevelopement.
10:35 End of drive, see you in the next one !

Andy's Driving videos around Derby, Derbyshire, UK :
Are you an ex-pat of Derby, feeling homesick? Or perhaps you just want a clear way of giving someone directions to a location in Derby or just want to show people your Derby Street. Well in this video and the many others I have made, you will be able to take a virtual drive around the city of Derby's streets as though you were in the driving seat. I use a dash-mounted camera, Traffic lights and heavy traffic have been edited out.

Best watched at 720p/1080p fullscreen (if your system/net connection is up to it).

Why not start with the original video and watch them all one by one...

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