[Talk-GB] heathorw expansion & sipson

Thomas Wood grand.edgemaster at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 01:14:37 GMT 2009

A good idea, if we had a (weekend?) mapping party over there we could
also spread out to the north - the North West of London is quite
barely mapped

2009/1/16 graham <graham at theseamans.net>:
> Hi,
> Is anyone interested in creating a really detailed map of the area to be
> destroyed by the Heathrow extension. The area (the villages of
> Harlington Sipson and Harmondsworth:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=51.4807&lon=-0.4559&zoom=14&layers=0B00FTTT
> )
> is basically mapped, but there is quite a lot of detail missing: the
> tracks through Harmondsworth Moor (the old Accomodation Lane), the
> refugee detention centre, the tithe barn in Harmondsworth, the
> Greenpeace owned land in Sipson, according to news reports 100 listed
> buildings, various bits of industrial use, etc.
> I will carry on with it but it's a longish cycle ride for me to get
> there, so if there are others around interested it might get done quicker.
> (please DON'T use yahoo or google maps to speed it up - the area has a
> lot of gravel extraction pits which move round quite quickly - they get
> refilled for farming use - and none of the aerial photos I've seen are
> up to date with the current positions)
> Graham
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Thomas Wood

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