[Talk-GB] Amazon Logistics edits

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Mon Jul 29 12:12:24 UTC 2019

I'm aware how construction sites work.

Trades will occasionally have small items delivered, especially if 
specialized or in an emergency.  A foreman I know had his kid's 
Christmas present sent to site to keep the surprise.

Please provide an OSM link to the site.


On 29/07/2019 12:25, ael via Talk-GB wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 29, 2019 at 11:39:11AM +0100, Dave F wrote:
>> Construction areas aren't inaccessible. They have constant traffic of
>> deliveries.
> This construction area is inaccesible for anything but large specialist
> vehicles with all-terrain tyres. The construction workers are all
> instructed to ask visitors to leave. There are locked gates, only
> unlocked for construction vehicles to get through. It is a Health and
> Safety issue, I suspect, and probably required by their insurance
> company.  No doubt there are deliveries to the peripheral areas, but
> that is nearly always by specialist building supplies companies with
> suitable vehicles. I spoke informally in context, so it seems a bit
> picky to question this. The particular roads that they marked
> (residential, as I recall) were at that time bare ground tracks, fenced
> off and were being used for access to other parts by the construction
> vehicles.  Those details could not be seen on the satelite imagery which
> happened to have very recent updates in this area.  Later they will
> presumably be surfaced and become proper roads: the developers gave me a
> copy of their plans.  As I recall, they are now tagged corrected as
> construction roads.  As far as I am concerned, I don't think an access
> tag on construction roads makes sense in any normal situation.
> Construction implies that the access will vary over time.
>> Please provide a link.
> The link is my personal knowledge and my regular visits on bicycle with
> gps. I occasionally do enter such areas to get a gps trace in advance of
> the completion of the roads, but only with great care and caution, and
> always leave if and when asked to do so. Sometimes site-managers give me
> permission to collect a trace when I explain what I am doing.
> Are you telling me that Amazon have driven a large non-construction
> vehicle on these unfinished roads with locked gates and construction
> workers around in working hours?
> ael
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