Originally Posted by sledger
I'd have to respectfully disagree with you there Fred, so far as Basingstoke is concerned anyway, not actually been to Blackwater.
Andover is just a cultural vacuum for mine. It has no redeeming features whatsoever. At least Amazingstoke has a few decent shops and a bit of greenery.
I can only assume you have been distracted whilst in Basingstoke - as for Blackwater how can you do anything other than hate a place where the only two shops are Aldi and Lidl, although in fairness it does have an attractive French quarter