[Talk-GB] heathorw expansion & sipson

Andy Robinson ajrlists at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 16 22:25:58 GMT 2009

Thomas Wood wrote:
> 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

Yes, I noted while driving in along the M4 last week that the area to 
the north of the M4 opposite the airport needs a lot of work.


> 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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