Soar Island Leicester from the air
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aerial photograph of Soar Island l, Waterside, Leicester UK. Soar Island is an island in the River Soar which is joined to the rest of Leicester by Soar Road. The Waterside area is part of the Strategic Regeneration Area and due to be redeveloped for residential use. For many years it has been used by Hope Construction Materials (Concrete) as a ready-mix concrete plant and in the 19th century was the location of one of Britain's first railways, the Leicester and Swannington Railway
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