Lincoln Road Tram Depot

An unmarked and presumably new tram carrying a Walton signboard outside of the Tram Depot on Lincoln Road which still survives as a bus depot in 2016 (see below).

Elmers Newsagents, Lincoln Road

The newsagents of Peterborough born Frederick William Elmer at 343 Lincoln Road, Millfield probably dating back to the 1920s given the Edgar Wallace board out front left. In 2016, the same premises is a branch of Subway near to the Lincoln Road Bus Station.

Adams Mill, Lincoln Road (1906)

A 1906 image showing a tram outside Adams Mill on Lincoln Road.

Adams Mill, Lincoln Road

Adams Mill on Lincoln Road, Millfield. Date unknown but probably 1920s after the sails were removed but before being replaced by Adams Garage in the late 1930s.

Lincoln Road, Millfield (c.1909)

The grocers shop of Etton born John Wade far left alongside the hairdresser/tobacconist shop of Charles Caton on Lincoln Road, Millfield. Today, this would be opposite the Co-Operative supermarket and Windmill Street.

Western Star Youth Club members

Late sixties glamour at the Western Star Youth Club on Lincoln Road, Millfield.

Western Star DJs

Western Star Youth Club leader Tony Self (centre) with DJs Eddy Cooke and Paul Heath in the late 1960s.

City Youth Centre, Lincoln Road

The opening day of the City Youth Centre on Lincoln Road in February 1968 with new members queueing up to register.


Adams Garage, Lincoln Road (1938)

The newly opened Adams Garage on Lincoln Road, Millfield in 1938.

VE Day Party – Highbury Street (1945)

The VE Day celebration party held on Highbury Street on 8th May 1945 ….. note the air raid shelter in the background.