Belisha beacon

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Belisha beacon

a flashing light in an orange globe mounted on a post, indicating a pedestrian crossing on a road
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PROTEST: Above, a lady, carrying a child, stands at the imitation Belisha beacon and, below, adults and youngsters criss-cross the road to deliver their protest
Belisha beacons were introduced by Leslie Hore-Belisha whilst he was Minister of Transport in 1934-1937.
Situation in Coventry is a disgrace - many Belisha beacons out too.
Youngsters who have only known 'green man' pelican crossings are bamboozled by the black-and-white stripes and flashing Belisha beacons.
Contract notice: Supply of Bollards and Belisha Beacons.
And designers are working on plans to replace Belisha beacons with flashing Tunnock's Teacakes.
e adjacent Belisha beacons were named after the minister of transport in the 1930s, Leslie Hore-Belisha (1893-1957).
SINCE February 5, 2015, both belisha beacons have been unlit on the zebra crossing on Village Road, Cramlington, beside the Mayfield Cemetery.
Belisha Beacons had only been introduced the year before in 1934 so traffic control signals were very topical in 1935.
Former minister of transport, who gave his name to the road crossings he introduced - Belisha beacons.
Belisha beacons had been installed as part of a pounds 185,000 highways programme, which included traffic calming, road resurfacing and new pavements, on Huddersfield Road in Meltham.
Anthony Green Appledore Road, Cardiff HOW long does it take Cardiff council's highways department to fix the Belisha beacons by the shops on Countisbury Avenue, Llanrumney?