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Caption for Formby, Post Office And Village C1955: This view shows a peaceful scene along Brows Lane. However, redevelopment was about to rear its head. New retail outlets were built on the right hand side. They were set back from the road, and the existing pavement and shops gave way to a pull-in for about a dozen cars; several of the mature trees were also felled.

Memories of Formby, Brows Lane and Post Office c1955

Formby Ice-Rink. Mrs White, Tim and Mrs Appelton who I'd have my lessons with. Friends; Caraline Vickers, Mary Mordsley and little Franky Kelly to name but a few. Great times, sad when the rink closed. Norma Clarke, a great ice skater and of course the lads, Eddie,Les and Rodney who worked there.

This is a nostalgic picture for drivers of a certain age. The two round ‘No Waiting’ road signs seen on either side of the road in this photograph of Formby are a reminder of when and where you could park your car when you went shopping in the past. These signs were used during the ‘unilateral (...Read full memory)

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