A mixture of the old with the new as the newly built Hereward Centre is the backdrop to an old sign from the Black Boy & Trumpet public house on Long Causeway. The image dates to around 1963.
A busy scene on Long Causeway around 1905 with a Walton Tram returning to the city centre terminus. The image highlights the impressive width of the road which arose from it originally having a stream running down the centre of it.
Looking along Midgate towards the junction with Long Causeway. Curtess Shoes in the distance is at 20 Long Causeway and is, in 2018, Greenwoods Menswear.
VE Day parade marching onto Long Causeway in 1945, heading for Market Place.
Brave young Great War recruits outside the Long Causeway recruiting office in 1914 with a recent image of the same location below.
The JH Duddington store that sat on the corner of Long Causeway (right) and Cumbergate (left), pictured c.1900.
A wonderful Edwardian scene at the Long Causeway tram terminus as two immaculately dressed ladies prepare to board Car #11.
An early sales invoice from the store of Tom Lawrence Barrett incorporating a wonderful scene full of artistic license given that his store opened in 1893 !
There were two Barretts stores on opposite sides of Long Causeway at the Midgate/Westgate junction ….. this would be the store on the corner of Midgate (left) and Long Causeway (right).
A Newark and Walton tram stacked up at the terminus on Long Causeway – date unknown.
An undated image showing an early tram at the Terminus on Long Causeway. Market Place would be behind the photographer to the right.
In the background left is the “Ladies & Childrens Outfitter” store run by Peterborough born Sarah Major and her daughter Alice Mary.
A lovely Edwardian scene on Long Causeway highlighting the fashions of the era as well as two trams in the distance.
The store on the right is the impressive ironmongers of locally born Ernest Walter Amies (1874-1934).
An Edwardian view of Long Causeway with the Cumbergate junction on the right. Date unknown.
A nice watercolour painting of Long Causeway at the junction with Cumbergate on the left.
The painting dates to 1947 and was produced by urban landscape artist Wilfrid Rene Wood (1888-1976).
A rare postcard showing soldiers marching down Long Causeway on 6th December 1914, shortly after the start of the Great War.
The building on the right was the Canadian Immigration Office that contributed to more than 150,000 British citizens migrating to Canada each year, nearly 40% of the total immigration figure for the country.
Paten & Co at 32 Broad Bridge Street and operating as a “wholesale & family wine, spirit, ale & beer bottlers”.
In later years, this would become the much loved Bull & Dolphin public house.
Passing trams on a busy Long Causeway c.1911.
A lovely hand coloured image produced by Pickering Stationers and Printers of Church Street showing the Canadian Immigration Office on Long Causeway. The soldiers in the foreground suggest a date around 1914.
The photographer’s failing in shooting into the sun makes for an atmospheric shot of Edwardian Long Causeway captured from the junction with Midgate/Westgate.
An early image from pre-1910 showing a tram at the terminus on Long Causeway.
A lovely collection of drinks bottle labels from Paten & Co of 19 Long Causeway in the 1950s.