Wellingborough, Zoo Park c.1950

Wellingborough, Zoo Park c.1950

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Off the west side of Sheep Street, a plaque informs us that the Zoo Park was opened in the grounds of the historic Croyland Abbey in 1943. Once home to large animals like this tiger, in the middle enclosure, the site is now occupied by offices.

This is an excerpt from Northamptonshire Living Memories, by Martin Andrew

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