This week’s Looking Back is an Aerial View special and features three splendid panoramic pictures of the city. The first one taken in July 1985 features Peterborough Cathedral in the foreground.
A hot air balloon can be seen at the top of the picture. The photograph appears to have been taken froma relatively low height so perhaps it was taken from another hot air balloon.
The picture top right is undated but the area in the top right hand corner gives a clue as the Queensgate centre is under construction.
The market and the ad join- ing multi-storey car park also appear to be in the process of being built.
The Embassy cinema and Here ward Centre are key landmarks in this view of the city.
The final picture was taken in 1978 and shows the old gas works.
The roundabout linking St John’ s Road and East field Road is under construction as is the Boon gate spur to the parkway.