Category Archives: Blacon

Sherwood Road, Blacon, Chester – Circa 1960’s

Below is a picture of the former “play ground” located on Sherwood Road, Blacon, just behind The Parade Shops. The strange structure was moved shortly after this picture was taken. On the top right of the picture you can see … Continue reading

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OS Maps Of Blacon, Chester – Circa 1911

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Where did the bombs drop during WWII in Chester

Below is a document sent to the Chief Constable containing the “official list” of the bombs which were dropped on Chester during the WWII,┬áThese include a total 3 x Para Mines, 44 x H.E Bombs & 344 Incendiary Bombs, which … 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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