Wellingborough, Silver Street c.1950

Wellingborough, Silver Street c.1950

Neg. W279008

Memories of Wellingborough

Pork Pie

Wellingborough locals always know this building as the 'Pork Pie' church.......for obvious reasons !

A View Of The Past

This is a nostalgic picture for drivers of a certain age. The round ‘No Waiting’ road signs seen on the right hand side of the road in this photograph is a reminder of when ...Read full memory

Life In Wellingborough After The War

My family moved to 121 Midland Road during the winter of 1946 as my father worked in a local paint factory till 1948. There was a huge monkey puzzle tree in ...Read full memory

The Beatles

I remember 6th November 1963, The Beatles were playing at the ABC cinema in Northampton and word got around that the famous 'Fab Four' were staying at The Hind Hotel. The place was ...Read full memory

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About this photo

Many of the shops you see in this picture have changed hands. The shop on the corner with the awning is now McDonalds, and what was United Counties on the opposite corner is now a travel shop. The upper part of the building looks much the same today.

This is an excerpt from Northamptonshire Photographic Memories, by Nick Channer

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