The top part of the grid square of pyschogeogrsphical wanderings sits in the ‘new town’ of Bradley Stoke. This post digs into the collective source of all popular human knowledge, Wikipedia, and attempts to find 10 interesting facts about ‘ Sadly Broke’.
A pyschogeographical wander
To capture on Kindle the words ‘Bradley Stoke’; to capture on Kindle the corporate image of Bradley Stoke.
10 facts about Bradley Stoke
1. Although a suburb of Bristol, the town is in South Gloucestershire.
3. The town was named after Bradley Brook and Stoke Brook streams.
4.The town is almost surrounded by motorways, the M5, M4 and M32.
6. Baileys Court Farmhouse is the only original building that exists. It was used as offices by the towns developers before becoming the Bailey’s Court Inn.
7.Building in the town was originally in two locations, north and south, eventually working towards the centre.
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9.The area was once a farmland north of the village of Stoke Gifford.
10.High-interest rates during the early 1990s led to the collapse of the property market in the area with many new homes falling into negative equity. This led to the branding of the new town as ‘Sadly Broke‘
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