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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 18th November, 2009)

Mesnes Street


Mesnes Street
Site of the army careers office, does anyone know what it is today?

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: Vic on 18th November 2009 at 00:59

I think that a Council Department works from there now

Comment by: Roy on 18th November 2009 at 01:12

Mesnes Road surely, this can't be Mesnes Street! still no idea what it is!

Comment by: Sane Man on 18th November 2009 at 03:53

Is it...Keep Britain Tidy??

Comment by: Jim Latham on 18th November 2009 at 08:47

"Keep Britain Tidy" is in Pottery Road. It's called "Encams" now. But sorry I can't help with the photo.

Comment by: David on 18th November 2009 at 08:52

Is this site where 'the huts' used to be?

Comment by: aitch on 18th November 2009 at 10:13

Its still involved with the medical exams as the old huts used to be, what the rest of the building is for I dont know, a friend had to go there a couple of years ago, and I took him, parked ont galleries and walked there

Comment by: rubyshoes on 18th November 2009 at 10:47

It's used by the DSSS to assess peoples fitness for work.

Comment by: Cyril on 18th November 2009 at 12:00

It is a Department of Social Security office, it is where you go for your medical examinations if you are hurt at work or wanting to claim disability, incapacity or mobility benefits.

Comment by: maureen on 18th November 2009 at 14:34

Brian is right Roy,it is Mesnes Street.

Comment by: Roy on 18th November 2009 at 16:49

Ok Maureen,I stand corrected.

Comment by: Broady on 19th November 2009 at 04:29

I used to work there in the late 60's/ early 70's when it was the District Valuation Office.

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