Brief History of the end of Cowgate

The following piece was written early 1970s so much of what it describes no longer exists: The End of Cowgate From the western side of the Crescent roundabout the pattern of the roads of sixty years ago can still be seen. Ahead is the end of Cowgate where the level crossing of the railway divided […]

January 29, 2015 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Bristol Lodekka Bus, Cowgate – 1974

A Bristol Lodekka FLF photographed just outside Sycamores, Cowgate – 1974

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Caverstede Early Years Centre/Caverstede Nursery

More photographs of Caverstede Nursery can be found on our Facebook page.

May 24, 2014 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Rear of Peter Brotherhood Factory – 1978

This shot of the railway running behind the Peter Brotherhood factory was taken in 1978. The factory no longer exists on this site, during the 1990s the area was redeveloped into a shopping/retail site. During 2012 the area was yet again redeveloped, remaining as a retail site.

March 2, 2013 · Nik_W · One Comment
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Peterborough Power Station – 1977

The power station can be seen in the background of this photograph. It was demolished during the 1980s and the land was redeveloped to make way for Rivergate.

February 28, 2013 · Nik_W · No Comments
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British Sugar Factory, Oundle Road, Peterborough – 1970s & 1980s

Most people will remember the smell of the British Sugar factory each year, it’s definately something I do not miss! The photographs below were taken by Chris Porsz during the late 1970s and early 1980s. The factory no longer exists and has since been replaced with shops and homes. The factory itself was featured in […]

August 30, 2012 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Church Street, Peterborough City Centre – 1970s

Photograph of Chruch Street during the mid to late 1970s, taken by Chris Porsz.

June 23, 2012 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Old Photographs of Werrington Village – With Modern Comparison Photos

A small selection of old photographs of Werrington Village, complete with modern photos taken by myself.

June 21, 2012 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Various Photos of Cathedral Square – Late 1970s

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Cathedral Square – Late 1970s

A view of Lloyds Bank from Cathedral Square during the late 1970s as captured by Chris Porsz

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Cathedral Square – Late 1970s

Cathedral Square – photographed by Chris Porsz during the late 1970s

March 30, 2012 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Cathedral Square – Late 1970s

This photograph was taken by Chris Porsz at the rear of Cathedral Square during the late 1970s.

March 6, 2012 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Bikers, Cathedral Square – Late 1970s

I never knew phoneboxes were painted grey and red!! Photograph by Chris Porsz

March 5, 2012 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Ambulance, Cathedral Square – Late 1970s

Chris Porsz captured this ambulance rushing round Cathedral Square sometime during the late 1970s. the early construction stages of Queensgate can be seen in the background.

March 4, 2012 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Guildhall, Cathedral Square, Peterborough – 1970

 

March 3, 2012 · Nik_W · No Comments
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