JP Hall & Sons, Queens Walk

Workers from J P Halls and Sons who manufactured water pumps for ships and industrial use . The company was started in Wallsend, Newcastle Upon Tyne by John Perry Hall and moved to Peterborough in 1893. The factory closed in 1963 when Bennie Lifts bought the London Road / Queens Walk premises.

Town Bridge and River Nene (c.1930)

An aerial shoot looking down on the Town Bridge in the last days before building work started on today’s river and rail bridge. Peterborough East station is just in shot top right while the newly opened (1929) Power Station is out of shot bottom left with coal wagons being served up from the main line.

London Road Crossing

The busy Great Eastern railway crossing on London Road showing the pedestrian bridge over the crossing on the right.

This scene now sits below left of the current Town Bridge as you approach the city. If you look down off the bridge today, you can still see what is left of this road approaching the railway lines.

POSH Fans (1952)

A rallying promotional image seeking POSH’s promotion to the Football League in 1952 ….. a full eight years before they actually made it !