New roundabout stuns drivers with its uncanny resemblance to the DEATH STAR

New roundabout stuns drivers with its uncanny resemblance to the DEATH STAR
New roundabout stuns drivers with its uncanny resemblance to the DEATH STAR
At a junction far, far away: New roundabout stuns drivers with its uncanny resemblance to the DEATH STAR Locals in Coalville, Leicestershire spotted the unusual traffic island being installed by developers last week From the ground the unassuming roundabout just appears to feature ornamental walls with a solitary tree  But from from an elevated position it looks like the evil Galactic Empire's space station and superweapon The roundabout's likeness is no coincidence and is a deliberate homage to the town's links with Star Wars  Toys for the popular sci-fi film franchise were once made at the area's Palitoy factory until it closed in 1994

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Drivers have been left stunned by a new roundabout built in their town after noticing it bears an uncanny resemblance to the Death Star from Star Wars.

Locals in Coalville, Leicestershire, spotted the unusual traffic island being installed on Grange Road by housing developers last week.

From the ground the unassuming roundabout just appears to feature ornamental walls with a single solitary tree.

But the force was strong with some residents who noticed that from an elevated position it looks just like the evil Galactic Empire's space station and superweapon.

Drivers have now joked of their fears that the 'Coalville Death Star' had descended on their town from a galaxy far far away.

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The Death Star

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Drivers have been left stunned by a new roundabout built in their town after noticing it bears an uncanny resemblance to the Death Star from Star Wars

From the ground the unassuming roundabout just appears to feature ornamental walls with a single solitary tree

From the ground the unassuming roundabout just appears to feature ornamental walls with a single solitary tree

But the force was strong with some residents who noticed that from an elevated position it looks just like the evil Galactic Empire's space station and superweapon

But the force was strong with some residents who noticed that from an elevated position it looks just like the evil Galactic Empire's space station and superweapon

Teaching assistant Christie Bankhurst, 36, who lives in the town, said: 'I'm a big fan of the films so to get our own Death Star is really exciting.

'Hopefully it doesn't spell too much

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