Roads not playgrounds


By: Mike Petty / Cambridge Evening News

‘Behind the wire mesh fence, children of St Matthew’s school faced the prospect of losing part of their playground to the road widening scheme… In the end the scheme was shelved following protests by parents and politicians – including Anne Campbell – 1985.’

Reproduced with kind permission from the Museum of Cambridge from a book in their collection titled “Memory Lane Cambridge” by Mike Petty and published by Cambridge Evening News 1999, ISBN 1859831842.

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