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I’ve parked my Ford Escort in the same spot for more than 15 YEARS

A CAR proprietor says he is lastly planning to maneuver his ivy-covered Ford Escort after he left it in the same parking spot for more than 15 years.

Tim Ward stated he left his crimson motor, which dates again to the late Nineties, in an area he owns exterior his former household dwelling in Wilsden, Bradford, in 2005 or 2006.

Tim Ward's vehicle is swamped in ivy after he left it neglected for 15 years

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Tim Ward’s car is swamped in ivy after he left it uncared for for 15 yearsCredit: SWNS
He says he's finally planning to move his Ford Esco

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He says he is lastly planning to maneuver his Ford EscoCredit: SWNS
Tim has parked my Ford Escort in the same spot for more than 15 years

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Tim has parked my Ford Escort in the same spot for more than 15 yearsCredit: SWNS

But since then, he hasn’t touched the car and solely small sections of it at the moment are seen after it grew to become encased in ivy over the final three years.

The doting son defined he was requested to depart the automotive there by his mom, who lived at the home reverse, for sentimental and safety causes after he moved out.

But it had remained there since she handed away in 2016, and he had struggled to take away it as a result of the emotional attachment it needed to his late mum.

Tim stated: “The automotive has been there since 2005 or 2006. It simply form of stayed there. Over the years my mum cleaned it of branches and began it up often.

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“The numberplate on it was more invaluable than the automotive. After my mum died, I didn’t have the coronary heart to maneuver it.

He added: “It didn’t grow to be overgrown till my mum handed away. Over the final two or three years, it has grow to be overgrown.

“It’s not laziness why we haven’t taken it away, it was the emotional side.”

Tim stated the overgrown Ford had grow to be a neighborhood “landmark”, and defined that he had thought of turning it right into a espresso store at one level.

He stated: “It’s acquired more and more overgrown. I needed to attempt to flip it right into a espresso bar at one level, due to the curiosity in it.

“It’s a landmark virtually. It was a parking house for the home initially.

“It’s not an eyesore anymore because it’s disappeared. It has grow to be a little bit of a joke with my neighbours.

Tim stated six years on from his mum’s dying, he was now lastly prepared to maneuver the stricken Ford, which he plans to extract from the ivy by the finish of April.

He stated: “My mum valued it being there a lot, so it has been too exhausting to take it away prior to now. It’s simply been fairly emotional to try this.

“It’s got to go. I will get rid of it by the end of April. Enough time has gone now. It has just been too emotional for me to take the car away before.”

Tim said he left the car there for sentimental and security reasons after he moved out

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Tim stated he left the automotive there for sentimental and safety causes after he moved outCredit: SWNS
He says six years on from his mum's death, he was now finally ready to move the Ford

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He says six years on from his mum’s dying, he was now lastly prepared to maneuver the FordCredit: SWNS

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