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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Rambo » Fri Dec 18, 2020 20:52

A gem on the A50 south of Knutsford.
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Post by sydneynick » Sat Dec 19, 2020 00:09

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Re: Manky Signs

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Big Nick » Sat Dec 19, 2020 20:08

There's a couple in this shot near Brent Cross - first is the 15' height limit and then there's the traffic island. The whole thing screams 1970s to me, wire fences and all.
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57805 ... 384!8i8192

Round the roundabout and you have a nice old blue bordered sign for Brent Cross. https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57774 ... 384!8i8192

I've never seen this wording before. Toys R' Us has gone now. https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57684 ... 384!8i8192

Dirty old prism sign! https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57641 ... 384!8i8192

Classic sign from the 1980s, still in good nick though. https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57604 ... 384!8i8192

This looks fun :lol: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57498 ... 384!8i8192

Tired but doing well for their age. https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57464 ... 384!8i8192

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Rambo » Sat Dec 19, 2020 21:16

Big Nick wrote:
Sat Dec 19, 2020 20:08
There's a couple in this shot near Brent Cross - first is the 15' height limit and then there's the traffic island. The whole thing screams 1970s to me, wire fences and all.
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57805 ... 384!8i8192

Round the roundabout and you have a nice old blue bordered sign for Brent Cross. https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57774 ... 384!8i8192

I've never seen this wording before. Toys R' Us has gone now. https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57684 ... 384!8i8192

Dirty old prism sign! https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57641 ... 384!8i8192

Classic sign from the 1980s, still in good nick though. https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57604 ... 384!8i8192

This looks fun :lol: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57498 ... 384!8i8192

Tired but doing well for their age. https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57464 ... 384!8i8192
Some time warp stuff there. I couldn't believe that scrolling back to 2009 GSV the place was like a forrest https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.57497 ... 312!8i6656. How come they've all be lopped down? I must say it makes a welcome change for councils to do some form of veg control.

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Rambo » Thu Dec 24, 2020 20:39

Near Aughton north Merseyside
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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Big Nick » Sat Dec 26, 2020 15:08

Here's a nice tidy set in the middle of nowhere. Good condition too, if it wasn't for the target practice.
https://goo.gl/maps/B1VYXf5SuuEZ4Eou7

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Stevie D » Sat Dec 26, 2020 20:09

These signs were pretty much unreadable when GSV went through in 2016. I wonder if they've been replaced yet 🤔
https://goo.gl/maps/oEFCQRHVc85G13PZ8

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Rambo » Sat Dec 26, 2020 20:17

Stevie D wrote:
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These signs were pretty much unreadable when GSV went through in 2016. I wonder if they've been replaced yet 🤔
https://goo.gl/maps/oEFCQRHVc85G13PZ8
Those have been replaced but the ones just a few yards behind on the minor road are still there. See page 25 of the thread.

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Stevie D » Sat Dec 26, 2020 20:31

Rambo wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 20:17
Stevie D wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 20:09
These signs were pretty much unreadable when GSV went through in 2016. I wonder if they've been replaced yet 🤔
https://goo.gl/maps/oEFCQRHVc85G13PZ8
Those have been replaced but the ones just a few yards behind on the minor road are still there. See page 25 of the thread.
Ah, thanks! Saves me from being tempted to drive out that way to have a look 😂

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Rambo » Sat Dec 26, 2020 20:34

Stevie D wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 20:31
Rambo wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 20:17
Stevie D wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 20:09
These signs were pretty much unreadable when GSV went through in 2016. I wonder if they've been replaced yet 🤔
https://goo.gl/maps/oEFCQRHVc85G13PZ8
Those have been replaced but the ones just a few yards behind on the minor road are still there. See page 25 of the thread.
Ah, thanks! Saves me from being tempted to drive out that way to have a look 😂
Id say its still worth a look. Also those at Old Scotch road just round the corner near the motorway are old and manky. https://www.google.com/maps/place/A684, ... e?hl=en-gb

i was surprised those you posted originally have been replaced when i was there in the summer but so many others remain.

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Rambo » Thu Dec 31, 2020 19:17

New years eve edition. Some obsolete warning signs in my home town. One that Bryn will like with the new light fitted atop !
I have actually found five obsolete warning signs in the town but haven't captured the others yet (side road signs)
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Re: Manky Signs

Post by traffic-light-man » Sat Jan 02, 2021 19:40

Rambo wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 19:17
New years eve edition. Some obsolete warning signs in my home town. One that Bryn will like with the new light fitted atop !
I have actually found five obsolete warning signs in the town but haven't captured the others yet (side road signs)
Here's another to compliment those, which I think was still within the Warrington BC area, rear Rushgreen.
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Re: Manky Signs

Post by traffic-light-man » Sat Jan 02, 2021 19:40

A few more from Southport recently.
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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Rambo » Sat Jan 02, 2021 21:39

traffic-light-man wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 19:40
Rambo wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 19:17
New years eve edition. Some obsolete warning signs in my home town. One that Bryn will like with the new light fitted atop !
I have actually found five obsolete warning signs in the town but haven't captured the others yet (side road signs)
Here's another to compliment those, which I think was still within the Warrington BC area, rear Rushgreen.
I've captured one at Rush Green before that was completely faded. But not that one! You're quite right Lymm does fall into WBC so my tally of obsolete warning signs in the area will now be 7. Or 8 as there is also another side road sign at Broomedge just outside Lymm which is in too good condition to put here.

Here is the other i noticed near Thelwall. There was another heading the other way at this junction along the A56 which i noticed later but didn't stop. It was rather manky. But perhaps too manky as you could hardly tell what it was !
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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Rambo » Sat Jan 02, 2021 21:43

traffic-light-man wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 19:40
A few more from Southport recently.
I'm liking the first one. I've not been to Southport for over a year but my recollections is that it isn't overly signed and i didn't see much obsolescence.

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Worcestershire Wolf » Sun Jan 03, 2021 20:39

A very faint blue bordered one on the A458 between Bridgnorth and Much Wenlock

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Bryn666 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:29

Rambo wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 19:17
New years eve edition. Some obsolete warning signs in my home town. One that Bryn will like with the new light fitted atop !
I have actually found five obsolete warning signs in the town but haven't captured the others yet (side road signs)
Warrington hasn't grasped that it's the quality of the sign, not the light above it, that makes it readable.
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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Rambo » Mon Jan 04, 2021 17:29

One for Traffic Light Man
A rather tall crossroads sign along the A5058 before Elm Hall Drive.
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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Rambo » Tue Jan 05, 2021 20:02

I suppose this fits here. Not quite sure the age of the AA sign but it had raised edges and was nailed to the post upside down! I'm curious to know what th event was..
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