Category Archives: 1950’s

Bridge Street, Chester – Circa 1950’s

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The Nags Head, Foregate Street, Chester

The picture was taken early 1950’s with The Nags Head pub located on the right. During the 1980’s Boot’s The Chemist took over the building to develop their new store, rather than demolish the building they decided to keep the … Continue reading

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Postcards Of Bridge Street, Chester, Cheshire

I have put together a Slideshow of various Postcards of Bridge Street, Chester. They are from various decades, and i have put descriptions at the bottom of each one, #Enjoy Click the slide show below to view “left or right” … Continue reading

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Old Pathe Movies Of Chester, Cheshire

While searching “YouTube”, i have found some fantastic old Pathe Movies of Chester which i thought i would share the links To view the movies, click on the links below Chester Issue Title Is On Guard (1944) Royal Visit To … Continue reading

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Old Adverts Of Pubs & Hotels, Chester – Various Decades

Below is a small collection i have of old adverts from various decades of Pubs & Hotels in Chester, to view slide show click on an image. Once in the slideshow to view a larger version click the image again

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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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Reconstruction Of Cow Lane Bridge, Chester, Cheshire – Circa 1959

The reconstruction of Cow Lane Bridge, located at the end of Frodsham Street, Chester took place in February 1959, which took around 14 months to complete. The bridge was rebuilt out of concrete beams with the heaviest being around 12 … Continue reading

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