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Market Harborough, UK: Council continues to oppose emergency crossing closure

Closing a footpath level crossing in Market Harborough on safety grounds isn’t good enough for leicestershire County Council it would seem. Despite having lights to indicated whether or not it is safe to cross, Network Rail is arguing that the crossing is unsafe and has to be closed because the level of risk to pedestrian users of the level crossing was unacceptably high. 129 more words

Level Crossing

Out and About

No posts for ten days, but not exactly slacking. I’ve been out and about buying too much wine (as usual), and I thought I’d share some of these with you. 880 more words


Cleaning Sandstone Fireplace

We don’t get a great deal of inquiries about the restoration of stone fireplaces so its refreshing when one comes along, however the principles of cleaning and are the same so were always happy to take on the work. 14 more words

Tile Cleaning

Stripping Terracotta Tiles of Sealer

These photographs of a Terracotta tiled floor came from a house in Melbourne Market Harborough, as you can see the tile was looking tired and the grout had gone dark with staining. 17 more words

Tile Cleaning

A 'Top 10 Supertown'

Over the weekend I notice that Market Harborough got some press limelight as a ‘Top 10 Supertown for commuters’.

It’s great that people want to move to Harborough for its facilities, beauty and transport links to get around the UK, but I don’t feel comfortable seeing it advertised to wealthy Londoners who will no doubt be more likely to see a house here as an investment rather than a home. 283 more words

Market Harborough

Limestone Tiled Floor Cleaned and Sealed

This Limestone tiled floor was installed in the kitchen of a house in the town Market Harborough, Leicestershire. The tiles were quite dirty and had become ingrained with dirt which hopefully you can see from the photograph below. 9 more words

Tile Cleaning

Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom : Benign Neglect

l’m conscious of having neglected this blog for too long. The Toad Work has pretty much had me in a half-nelson and though I’ve had the time to watch cricket I haven’t had the time (or mental space) to write about it.  439 more words