Monthly Archives: February 2015

Bollands, Eastgate Street, Chester, Cheshire

Below is a postcard of Eastgate Row, looking towards Bollands Restaurant , circa 1895 The picture below shows the interior of Bolland’s Restaurant around 1910, just after the above picture was taken for the postcard The picture below show Bolland’s Oyster … Continue reading

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Eastgate Street, Chester, Cheshire – Circa Late 1895

Below is a picture taken of Eastgate Street, Chester taken just before the turn of the century, you can see the recently construct cross on the right, a horse drawn tram in the centre, with an advert for Sunlight Soap. … Continue reading

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Old Pictures Chester Fire Brigade, Chester, Cheshire – Early 1900’s

Below is a of two of Chester’s Fire Brigade standing on top of a gutted building circa 1910, the location of the building is not known A picture of the fire at The Dee Mills, by the Old Dee Bridge, … Continue reading

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Park Street, Chester, Cheshire – Circa 1908 & 1950’s

Below is a picture of the picturesque Park Street, Chester, located next to the City Walls looking down towards Duke Street, the picture was taken around 1908 Below is Park Street, in the late 1950’s looking towards Pepper Street, prior … Continue reading

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Advert For Blacon Point Estate, Blacon, Chester – Circa Late 1940’s

Below is a rare find, a 1940’s advert for the sale / building of the housing estate on Blacon Point Road, Blacon, Chester. The advert dates from a late 1940’s Official Chester Guide book.

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Opening The New Fire Station, Northgate Street, Chester – Coronation Day 1911

The picture below show the opening of the new fire station in Northgate Street, Chester. It was opened on coronation day in 1911, back in these days, these type of event were well attended by the community treated them as … Continue reading

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Crypt Court, Chester, Cheshire – Circa 1930

Below is picture taken in the former Crypt Court, looking north from Commonhall Street, towards Watergate Street, The picture was taken around 1930 

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