Market Place and Church Street (1952)

Looking along Church Street in 1952 on what was evidently a market day.

Market Place Shops

A very early 1900s image looking across Market Place to the shops on Church Street.

Church Street Market Stall

Busy shoppers on Church Street during Market Day.

Mobile Tea Room, Church Street

The wonderful little Edwardian mobile Tea and Refreshments Room that used to sit on Church Street and was used by local horse drawn taxi operators during the first twenty years of the 1900s.

Church Street & The Corn Exchange

A wonderful undated image of Church Street on a busy market day with the Corn Exchange on the left.

Church Street

The Town Clerk’s Office sitting alongside the Guildhall – date unknown but possibly late 1940s or early 1950s.

Town Clerk’s Office Demolition (1950s)

The careful demolition in the 1950s of the old Town Clerk’s Office and Police Station which used to provide the only access into the Guildhall ….. you can still see the old doorway high on the Guildhall today.

Church Street (1979)

A row of tastefully painted red/grey phone boxes on Church Street in 1979.

Town Clerk’s Office, Church Street

An undated image from Church Street showing the old Town Clerk’s Office that sat alongside and provided access to the Guild Hall.

Corn Exchange, Church Street (1960s)

The Corn Exchange on Church Street in the early
1960s, during its time as the home of roller skating and live Saturday night bands and dances !