Troops on Burghley Road

A Great War era image of troops marching down what appears to be Burghley Road.

Bennett’s Garage, Great North Road, Sawtry

Three undated images of Bennett’s Garage on the old Great North Road near Sawtry.

Westwood from the Air (1947)

A 1947 aerial view showing Westwood Works (centre) and the RAF Westwood/RAF Peterborough site in the distance (left).

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The Nene from Above (1931)

Wonderful aerial view of Peterborough and the Nene in 1931.

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1835 Map

A very nice map of Peterborough dating back to 1835.

Bus to Holme

A bus turns off the A1 Great North Road to take the B1090 towards Holme – date unknown.

St Peter’s Isolation Hospital, Fengate

A rare aerial photo showing the latter days of the St Peter’s Isolation Hospital on Potters Way in Fengate. The hospital was opened in 1901 on the site of Low Farm to tackle the widespread outbreaks of Scarlet Fever, Diptheria and similar and continued to treat infectious diseases through to 1981.

Peterborough Station – Platform 6 (1970s)

A random but atmospheric shot of Peterborough Station in the early 1970s as a Class 47 waits to haul an eastbound train out of what appears to be the old platform 6.

The Black Bull, Sawtry (c.1912)

A lovely old image showing the Huntingdon Breweries owned Black Bull public house at Sawtry around 1912 ….. which was also known as or later known as (not clear which) The Durham Ox.

The Black Bull was situated at the junction of Green End Road and St Judiths Lane and although no longer a drinking establishment, the building is still standing as a private residence in 2016.

Padholme Road (c.1906)

A nice early image showing Padholme Road around 1906 just short of the junction with Cavendish Street (left) and Charles Street (right). An image from the same location in 2016 is shown below.