Street scenes from the past

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - YOUR TELEGRAPH -

To­day’s Look­ing Back pic­tures show some of the city cen­tre’s best known street scenes.

The top pic­ture shows Bridge Street as it was in 1968 when the road was still open to traf­fic.

It had been the main traf­fic through­fare of the city un­til it was pedes­tri­anised in 1984.

The old Woolies and M&S stores can be seen on the left with the Grand Ho­tel a bit fur­ther up. The right hand side is dom­i­nated by the Town Hall.

The pic­ture above shows a view of Broadway with the huge Shel­ton’s de­part­ment store. This is now the Peter­bor­ough Theatre, which un­til its re­cent trou­bles was the Broadway.

The pic­ture be­low is taken from Cow­gate look­ing down Church Street to Cathe­dral Square.

It was taken in 1992 with the Corn Ex­change on the left and the cathe­dral loom­ing in the back­ground.

In the top right you can see the sign for The Al­der­man pub which is now home to Prezzo.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.