Hillards and Hereward Radio, Bridge Street – 1980s

Hillards will be a name that is familiar with folks that have lived in Peterborough for many years. It was a shop quite similar to the likes of Tesco. It closed during the early 1980s and the site was eventually demlolished to make way for the Rivergate development that exists today. Hereward Radio that can […]

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Bridge Street – Prince of Wales Visit – Early 1920s

Here’s a great view of Bridge Street a few years before it was redeveloped into a much wider street. This photo would have been taken from Long Causeway looking towards Bridge Street. At the time, preparations were being made for a Royal visit.

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Woolworths Newspaper Advert – 1982

Sadly, Woolworth no longer exists on the high street but here is a newspaper advertisement from 1982 when Woolies were very popular, especially for the pick and mix sweets!

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Cathedral Square / Bridge Street – 1965

 

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Papa Luigi’s First Restaurant/Store, Bridge Street – Early 1980s

Here’s an interesting historic photograph, Papa Luigi’s first store that opened in 1983. They are still going strong and have expanded to other towns/cities in the region. Their website can be found at www.papa-luigi.co.uk and they have a Facebook Page that contains many more old photographs.  

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Woolworths Bridge Street, Peterborough – Pre 1920s

 

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Punks Walking along Bridge Street, Peterborough – Early 1980s

 

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Bridge Street Decorated For Prince of Wales Visit – Mid 1920s

 

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Marital Aids Shop, Bridge Street, Peterborough – Early 1980s

 

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Upper Bridge Street / Rivergate – Late 1980s

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Bridge Street, Peterborough City Centre – Late 1980s

 

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March Against Low Pay, Bridge Street – Early 1980s

 

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Bridge Street, Peterborough City Centre – Early 1980s

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Bridge Street, Peterborough – 1965

 

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Bedford Ambulance, Bridge Street – Late 1970s

 

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