Abandoned and overgrown: Pictures of nature reclaiming Western Park golf course



Discarded equipment, overgrown fairways and debris-strewn bunkers - this is the sad sight when a golf course dies.
Almost a year ago Leicester City Council shut down its municipal 18-hole course at Western Park to save cash - despite a determined campaign by players to save the facility.
As yet the future of the course is undecided - though the land is likely to be at least in part developed as housing and industrial premises.
Read more: This was the clubhouse council wanted to flatten
Former Mercury photographer Mikey Sewell returned this week to take these evocative pictures.
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12 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 26
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