Garton End Road – 1939

A flooded view of Garton End Road ‘S bend’ taken in 1939.

October 20, 2015 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Odeon Cinema, Broadway – 1937

The Odeon cinema pictured around the time it opened, which was September 1937. The Odeon closed it’s doors in 1991 but the building still remains.

May 16, 2013 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Peterborough East Station – 1937

I’m sure someone could name what type of steam engine this is, waiting at the platform at Peterborough East, unfortunately I do not have any idea. Peterborough East was located close to the Peterborough United ground car park, the name of the road that still exists today kind of gives it away, East Station Road. […]

February 23, 2013 · Nik_W · One Comment
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St. John’s School, Bishops Road – April 1936

Local historian, Marion Brown, kindly sent in this photograph taken during April, 1936. The photograph was taken at St. John’s School, Bishops Road, Peterborough and features Marion’s own late mother.

May 26, 2012 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Aerial View of Baker Perkins – Pre 1933

 

February 11, 2012 · Nik_W · No Comments
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1930s Peterborough Cinema Adverts Video

I stumbled across this one by accident whilst browsing on youtube today and what a gem it is! the 5 minute video clip feature adverts for local companies that were shown in Peterborough Cinemas circa 1939. I will also add it to the videos page as a permanent link.

April 4, 2011 · Nik_W · No Comments
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