Bread Street, Woodston

Two bruised and battered but rare images showing Bread Street, Woodston in the early 1970s. Bread Street used to run from today’s Grove Court at the point of the Swiss Cottage pub, directly through to Oundle Road as opposed to snaking around as it does today as Grove Court.

Gray’s Art Studio, Oundle Road

A lovely Victorian portrait of a couple and their dog, possibly in the back garden of Gray’s Art Studio.

Peterborough born photographer Nathaniel James Gray (1875-1957) operated from Chessington Villa on Oundle Road.

Nene Parkway (1972)

A 1972 image showing Nene Parkway under construction. In the distance is Morley way heading into Woodston and in the foreground is a spur that will become Malborne Way.

Woodston from the Air (1932)

A 1932 aerial photo showing the LNWR Engine Shed at Woodston (top left) which is the site of Railworld in 2016 and also the houses of George Street and Jubilee Street (bottom).

Woodston School, Oundle Road

Woodston School at its original site on Oundle Road in 1910, prior to its relocation to Wharf Road. To the right of the school building is Lovell’s Tailors of 41 Oundle Road.