Advert – Fairways on Broadway – 1941

A wartime advert from Fairways on Broadway who I'm pretty sure operated into the 1970s if not beyond. Anybody remember them ? Richard Morris does...

Thomas May, Hide & Skin Market

The old TW May & Sons Hide and Skin Market site off Albert Place, probably captured in the 1960s.

Ice Hockey boom time 1985

It was February 1985 and the city's newest sport, ice hockey, was enjoying boom times with crowds queueing around the ice-rink at Bretton just...

Newark Village

Newark Village in the early years of the 1900s and a scene today that would be near to the busy traffic light controlled junction,...

Newark Cottage

A delightful old cottage on Oxney Road next to the village school (far left). The village of Newark largely sat where today's parkway junction...


Nothing is known about this image other than it is likely to come from Baston !

Steam through Wansford

A superb shot of a steam hauled freight powered by 4-6-0 5MT No.45324 heading west through Wansford Station in 1963. Many thanks to the Nene Valley...

Albert Place demolition (c.1970)

Looking up Albert Place towards the junction with Bridge Street in the early days of the construction of Bourges Boulevard. Amongst the rubble on...

Old Quay, Wansford (1929)

Looking upstream off the old road bridge in Wansford and showing the Old Quay in June 1929
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Luftwaffe Bombing Map – Baker Perkins (1942)

A fascinating German Luftwaffe bombing map showing the Westwood area and, in particular, the RAF Peterborough airfield (marked as "GB 10 175"), the railway...

Thorpe Road


Glinton c.1924

Captured from Helpston Road, this image looks along High Street with Lincoln Road crossing left to right in the middle of the picture. The old...

Hunters Garage, Wentworth Street

Hunters Garage on Wentworth Street during its rapid metamorphosis into the city's premier music venue of the late 1960s, the Peterborough Palais. The venue was...