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Stonehenge bypass back on the agenda. Or not.

The Stone Circle at Stonehenge; just one of the c. 700 sites which together form part of the landscape inscribed as a World Heritage Site

The Stone Circle at Stonehenge; just one of the c. 700 sites which together form part of the landscape inscribed as a World Heritage Site

I was dismayed to find the latest copy of the Valley News arrive through my letterbox featuring a front page article entitled Stones bypass back on the agenda. The article comprises the opinion of a single Wiltshire councillor, Cllr. Ian West, regarding what he thinks should be done about the A303 around Stonehenge. Having worked on many of the A303 and Visitor Centre proposals over the years, I find it sad to see such a rehash of old, stale views put forward as news in such a way as this.  Continue reading

Stonehenge déjà vu; the A303, tunnelling, dualling and the feeling we’ve been here before…

Stonehenge: a World Heritage Site, a complex landscape not just an isolated stone circle

Stonehenge: a World Heritage Site, a complex landscape not just an isolated stone circle

Stonehenge is back in the news again. Following the unceremonious dropping of the last major scheme on grounds of cost, the government have now announced the A303 will get an upgrade, including a tunnel at Stonehenge.

This blog post has been hanging around for some time now so is rather less current than once it was. But unfortunately, blogging on topics other than research and commercial activities are necessarily lower on my priority list at present… Continue reading

Stonehenge; photosynth

Rather than a traditional panorama, this makes use of the photosynth capability of the photosynth platform. Taken around Stonehenge, this synth comprises 150 photos taken on a single visit. Sometime soon, I’ll do a mega synth of all my Stonehenge photos.