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Caption for Leicester, Humberstone Gate 1949: How well ordered this street scene appears, with virtually no cars, only rumbling trams, and great six-wheeler buses. The Bell Hotel speaks of genteel days, and Lewis's store on the right speaks of a more pressurised era of merchandising in the 1930s. It is sad that a high proportion of the buildings in this photograph have been demolished in recent years.

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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