Shotley Gate, Suffolk

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Shotley Gate, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Shotley Gate

Historic Maps of Shotley Gate and the local area.

I remember walking down towards "The Gate" from Gayford terrace where I lived with my older brother he was 15 and I was 10 we passed a man who had a huge camera on a tripod set up to take a picture in the direction that we were walking. I remember him saying "keep walking boys I want you in my picture further on". When I found this picture on this site I was dumbfounded, then all those memories came flooding ...see more

I was born in Malta in 1957 and we came back and my Dad was at Shotley until 1962, when he came out of the Navy. I can remember going ten pin bowling with him, and he said it was on the Naval base. He has memories of the place and what went on. We lived at 25 Great Harlings from 1958/59 to 1962. I managed to go there the other day and took a picture of our house, only to find when my Dad saw it that it was not the ...see more