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Caption for Leicester, Granby Street 1949: Banks abound in Granby Street: the Italianate National Westminster of 1869, the Midland, a Gothic creation with its French pavilion roof, and the Yorkshire Penny Bank opposite the Grand Hotel is probably the most striking of all. Also in Granby Street is the sparkling turn-of-the-century Turkish Cafe offering a breath of the orient.

An extract from Leicestershire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Leicester

I was born in Belgrave, Holden Street in 1947 I. Have great Memories of those Wonderful days growing up their All the kids in our Street played together outside in all weathers, , In School Holidays we played simple games then,Girls swapped beads and played snobs, double ball and skipping too verses we made (...Read full memory)

Anyone remember Robinson & Pickford's in Leicester. They were a Great company to work for. I met lots of good friends there, I think they also had a making up place in Ibstock !

Any body remember the Kids party at the CO-OP Hall organised by the Railway, which took place each year!

Any one remember Robinson & Pickford in Leicester and Ibstock. Great company to work for. Made many good friends there

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