CHRON NOSTALGIA: A trip down memory lane

This week's Looking Back series features a few familiar places in Northampton.

Monday, 6th August 2018, 4:47 pm
Updated Friday, 31st August 2018, 5:19 pm
Virtually unchanged is Northamptons Churchs shoe factory on the junction of St James Road with Sharman Road

Much-loved pubs, landmarks, quaint streets and churches all feature in this week’s Welcome to the Past.

More demolition, this time showing an isolated letter box in Ladys Lane between Greyfriars Street and Newland
Marefair, Northampton, viewed from Black Lion Hill with the pub to the right of the photograph

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A late 1940s view of Northampton town centre, showing the Racecourse with a POW camp with its white huts
The Gas Street area was levelled with The Gasometer pub and Mr Benn the Barber in the background
Northamptons St Peters Way roundabout construction underway in the late 1960s or early 1970s in Gas Street
Before it was painted white, The White Elephant pub in 1959 postitioned overlooking Northamptons Racecourse
Built in 1921 as a cinema, for sale in 1959, the Picturedrome in Kettering Road, Northampton, is now a pub and venue
St Matthews Church, built by brewery owner Pickering Phipps as a memorial to his father, pictured in 1959