I will be dropping pins with willing participants on the route between Cambridge Junction and Aid&Abet, on Saturday 8th March 2014. This is part of an exciting programme of work at Monomania Festival.
The route has changed dramatically since I grew up in the city, with huge apartment blocks and corporate landscaping neatly linking the station with Hills Road bridge. It used to be a sneaky shortcut through a semi-derelict gravelly car park with a scrap dealer and buddleia bushes.
Let’s see if we can still find somewhere quiet between the two points.
There are now a few more locations that have been added by other visitors:
Here’s a map with the photographs in their locations. There are so many images this time that it displays them in two pages, so to see the second batch click on ‘View Larger Map’ and then scroll down at the left.
I’ve completed my map, and covered all publicly-accessible outdoor spaces within a 500m radius of Battersea Arts Centre. In total I have walked over 16 miles (about 26km), and have found 265 locations where you can hear a pin drop.
I’ve walked 8 miles today, all within this 500m radius of Battersea Arts Centre. Hard to imagine you could do that really. I am also aware I need to decide whether to ditch imperial measurements at this stage.
The total number of locations is now 232. I think the key reason is that the area is mainly residential with only a few major roads cutting through. Having said that, one area which was well away from the roads was too noisy to hear a pin drop, due to a flock of sparrows living in the hedge.