Cycling home recently I took a small diversion through the grounds of MMU’s Alsager College, which used to be a busy campus specialising in teacher training and sports science.
Now all the college’s activities have shifted to Crewe and the site is likely to be redeveloped as a housing estate. This is the rather sad sight that you see today:
The College has extensive sports fields and one version of the draft plans includes keeping the fields for public use. I wonder why this makes me sceptical?
However, since the closure the tennis courts have amazingly remained open:
Alsager’s young people make good use of these. I wonder whether those nets were left there as a deliberately public-spirited decision or were simply forgotten about and abandoned?