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DAYTIME SOUNDMAP RECORDINGS

Sound recordings featuring Ponders End and North Chingford

Kingsmead Avenue N9 June. Location: Halfway along Kingsmead Avenue, north London. Description: A car and a flatbed lorry pass in succession, distant traffic, faint birdsong, a front door opens, airplane drone, music from a nearby house. Duration: 2:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 13 June 2015. Time of day: 3pm.

Coniston Gardens N9 June. Location: Coniston Gardens north of junction with Cumberland Road, north London. Description: Woodpigeons coo, a dog barks in a nearby house, vehicles pass occasionally along Cumberland Road, indistinct voices heard briefly, distant traffic, drone of a light airplane. Duration: 2:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 13 June 2015. Time of day: 2.40pm.

Bounces Road N9 June. Location: North side of Bounces Road near junction with St Peter's Road, north London. Description: Voices of men and a woman sitting outside a cafe nearby, loud traffic on Bounces Road, clattering sounds, a mobile phone ringtone. Duration: 2:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 13 June 2015. Time of day: 2.35pm.

North Way N9 June. Location: North Way on the Claverings industrial estate, north London. Description: Distant traffic, faint birdsong, faint indistinct voices, the wind rattles a nearby metal roller shutter, noise of an aircon unit, a faint scratching noise from a workshop in mid-distance. Duration: 2:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 13 June 2015. Time of day: 2.05pm.

Picketts Lock Lane N9 June. Location: Halfway along Picketts Lock Lane east of Meridian Way, north London. Description: Voices and footsteps of two joggers going by, a train passes in the distance, birdsong, distant traffic, a car drives past, a bang like a door being slammed, a lorry with a rattling load drives past. Duration: 2:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 13 June 2015. Time of day: 1.15pm.

Woodlands Road N9 July. Location: Eastern cul-de-sac end of Woodlands Road, Edmonton, north-east London. Description: A workman cuts kerbstones with an angle-grinder on Devonshire Road, faint indistinct cries of children, the chatter of a pneumatic drill. Duration: 2:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 8 July 2013. Time of day: 12:40pm.

Grosvenor Road N9 July. Location: Junction of Grosvenor Road and St Peter's Road, Edmonton, north-east London. Description: Birdsong in a residential street, voices of children at play in a nearby school, the wind rustles foliage, occasional passersby, the drone of a helicopter approaches then recedes. Duration: 2:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 8 July 2013. Time of day: 12.25pm.

Hertford Road N9 July. Location: Hertford Road near junction with Bury Road, Edmonton, north-east London. Description: Loud traffic passing along Hertford Road, voices of women and a child shopping for vegetables outside a grocery shop, rustle of carrier bags. Duration: 2:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 8 July 2013. Time of day: 12.15pm.

Kenwood Road N9 July. Location: Kenwood Road near junction with Bury Road, Edmonton, north-east London. Description: Traffic passing along Bury Road and Kenwood Road, pedestrians walk past occasionally, a woman and a man speak briefly at a street corner. Duration: 2:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 8 July 2013. Time of day: 12.05pm.

River Lea Brimsdown. Location: Facing the Ponders End industrial estate, Brimsdown, north London. Description: A constant hum from a factory, birdsong, occasional calls of coots, distant banging noises. Duration: 1:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 6 January 2012. Time of day: 2.45pm.

TQ 3627 9584. Location: On a footpath a few yards to the north-east of the roundabout marking the junction of Lea Bridge Road and Meridian Way. Description: Heavy, ceaseless traffic, with the burr of individual motorbike engines easily distinguished above the general roar and rumble. Duration: 1:00. Recorded by: IM Rawes. Recording date: 21 April 2009. Time of day: 2.30pm.

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