Victoria Embankment on a very wet day in 1931. The No.26 tram is making its way to Blackfriars Bridge and then Southwark Street near London Bridge. It had started its journey at Kew Bridge then along Chiswick High Road, Hammersmith Broadway then over Putney Bridge, Wandsworth High Street, Clapham Junction, Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall Station, Albert Embankment and Westminster Bridge. This route crossed the Thames three times on its way from Kew to London Bridge. Interesting to see the…
Station Street, Nottingham, c 1900s
Station Street, Nottingham, late 1890s. The Great Central Railway Bridge is in place, but the tramway has not yet been converted to electricity and it’s before the 1904 rebuilding of Midland Station.
59 pictures of life in Sherwood over the last 100 years
Sherwood has a bustling shopping area with restaurants and pubs with busy roads, especially Mansfield Road. Here you can step back in time and see how it looked in years gone by. In this gallery we feature Mansfield Road with little traffic, looking rather quiet with just the odd car or two in the 1950s and trolley buses in 1912. The Sherwood Branch Library opened in 1957 and Winchester Street Flats can be seen in 1965. Fine Fare supermarket was on Mansfield Road in 1966.