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Derby streets by Car pt 31 - Town Center Areas, Friar Gate, St Mary's Gate, Wardwick, Cheapside, Curzon Street, Macklin Street, Colyear Street, Becket Street.

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Published on 20 Oct 2008

Andy's Driving videos around Derby, Derbyshire, UK :
Are you an ex-pat of Derby, feeling homesick? Or perhaps you just want a clear way of giving someone directions to a location in Derby or just want to show people your Derby Street. Well in this video and the many others I have made, you will be able to take a virtual drive around the city of Derby's streets as though you were in the driving seat. I use a dash-mounted camera, Traffic lights and heavy traffic have been edited out.

Derby Streets featured in this collection..

Click the "watch in high quality" link below the video.

Points of Interest :
Starting in the Abbey Street area of Derby...

00:00 Abbey Street, going towards town
00:10 On left and right sides of Abbey Street you can see that houses have been cleared to make way for the completion of the Inner Ring-road.
00:19 Right into Macklin Street
00:27 On left is The Heritage Hotel -
http://www.heritage-hotel.co.uk/
00:28 On right is Rangemoor Park Hotel - http://www.rangemoorparkhotel.co.uk/
00:30 Left down Colyear Street
00:31 Ahead and on right is the site of the former Duckworth Square (Still vacent).
00:33 On left is The Union (Derby) nightclub, Before that it was Heroes, before that it was Dylans.
00:34 On left is Syn Nightclub -
http://www.syn-derby.com/
(This opened on Friday September 19 2008), before that it was Blu Bamboo nightclub, Before that it was Destiny & Elite nightclub, before that it was The Pink Coconut nightclub. I don't know about aything before that as Pink Coconut was my era too, perhaps someone out there can shead some light on previous names?
00:41 Up Becketwell Lane
00:43 Top/left of video you can see whats left of the Derby Hippodrome!-
http://www.derbyhippodrome.co.uk/
00:49 Right onto Macklin Street.
01:09 On left is Flares -
http://www.flaresbars.co.uk/
01:01 Right down Becket Street
01:14 Left onto Wardwick
01:18 Right into Cheapside
01:24 Left onto Bold Lane
01:28 On left is Bold Lane Car park, the most secure car park in the world! -
http://www.parksafesystems.com/
01:30 Becomes Jury Street
01:34 Right around Walker Lane
01:37 Becomes Cathedral Road
01:53 right onto Iron Gate
01:55 Derby Cathedral ahead -
http://www.derbycathedral.org/
01:59 Right down St Mary's Gate
02:07 Cathedral Quarter Hotel on right -
http://www.cathedralquarterhotel.com/
02:12 Bold Lane Car Park ahead
02:15 Right onto Jury Street
02:23 Left onto Cathedral Road
02:34 Left onto St Alkmund's Way
02:44 Ford Street
02:50 Friargate Studios on left -
http://www.friargatestudios.co.uk/
02:57 Stafford Street
03:02 Friary Street
03:11 Left onto Curzon Street
03:23 Ahead is Wokmania in the former St Werburghs church.
03:25 Onto Cheapside
03:30 Right into Strand
03:45 Right onto Wardwick
03:54 Friar Gate
04:36 Left up Uttoxeter Old Road
04:55 Right down Slack Lane
05:19 Becomes Cheviot Street
05:42 Left onto Lytton Street
End

If you have any fond memories of any of the locations featured please leave comments including time-code.

This is the Thirtyfirst video in this series. Why not start with the original video and watch them all one by one...

For more info on the City of Derby, please visit my Derby photographic website :
http://www.derbyphotos.co.uk/

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