Category Archives: Foregate Street

The Royal Oak, Foregate Street, Chester

Picture Above Taken Circa 1904 This former public house or the building is still in existence, although not in theĀ form shown in the picture above. As you can see in the picture, it was residential, with stabling for guests through … Continue reading

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The Park Cafe, Foregate Street, Chester – Investigation For A Follower

This morning i received an email via the blog, from a follow of my #Twiiter account @the_joe_smoe saying how much they enjoy the old pictures of Chester i have been posting, and something i really agree with “They make you … Continue reading

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The Golden Lion Hotel, Foregate Street, Chester – Circa 1904

The postcard shows The Golden Lion Hotel, located on Foregate Street, Chester, the card dates around 1904. At the time of the photograph, The Watkins family were the licensees, and had the premises until 1917, where a MR WJ Milton … Continue reading

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Forgate Street, Chester – Circa 1925

The postcard below dates around 1925, where you can see The White Lion pub standing out on the right side of the photograph which ceased in 1931. In the centre of the picture there is a circular sign, which belongs … Continue reading

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Blending The Old & New

Below are some more attempts of blending some old photographs of Chester with some new one. The purpose is not to be perfect but to give people an idea of what it used to be like. Below is the old … Continue reading

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