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1986 BARNSBURY ESTATE IN WOKING

 Our estate has three main roads,      
 which are Ash Road, Laburnum Road and 
 Hawthorne Road. It was built 25-30    
 years ago. It has 2 schools Barnsbury 
 first and middle schools. It has      
 400-500 houses. It has also four      
 blocks of flats. It has four shops, a 
 Greengrocer, Newsagent, Butcher and a 
 Mace store. It has also one farm which
 is made up of mostly goats. We have   
 one river which is called 'Hoestream'.
 The estate has eight different types  
 of houses and also eight greens, and  
 also we have five playing greens, and 
 we have six parking facilities on our 
 estate where some of us live. Also on 
 our estate we have a large wood and   
 marshland area.                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
 

Map of the area

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