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Aerial view of Handcross school
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Aerial view of Handcross school

It is playtime at the school and some 25 children are playing outside. The colours on this and the two following photographs were variable throughout, and it was difficult to correct the colour balance overall.
Picture added on 28 January 2012 at 18:13
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The school has grown a lot since then. And you ain't seen nothin' yet!
Added by Kevin Gordon on 27 July 2012
It's a shame the school has grown so much.
Handcross was once such a nice village! It's now full of people from the towns.

Added by Anon. on 21 July 2015
There is much abuse of the highway around Handcross primary school with selfish car drivers and their parking.
It surprises me that an accident hasn't happened in this spot. It's just a matter of time.
What's it going to be like when the new housing estates are built on the recreation ground, etc?
Added by Anon. on 23 July 2015
I grew up in Hoadlands cottages next to the Hyde estate office. I attended Handcross school until I went to Cuckfield Secondary Modern at age 11.
I have lived in Canada for the past 45 years but I have still to find a town or village that could equal Handcross as it was when I was a boy.
When I see what has happened to the village in the past few years, it is a moral disgrace; all for profits of a few. Destruction of history is a social crime and should be treated as such.
Added by Mike Feist on 24 July 2015
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