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Marks & Spencer's (left) has been a constant presence in Wrexham at a time when town centres generally have been under perpetual threat of change. This area has now been pedestrianised, but looks no busier than it does in this photograph, taken at a time when traffic could pass through.

Other Memories from Wrexham

I was born in Wrexham and spent the first 10 years of my life living in Bryn Estyn Rd, Rhosnesni. I attended Covent School, Gerald Street, then Borras Park Junior. I then went to Bromfield School where my dad was a teacher. A lot of my friends went to St Davids and I remember missing them so much. But it seems spending those years in same school as my Dad was meant to be as he died when I was 21. When i was 10 we ...see more

I first attended the Infant junior house from 1965 I was just over 2 nearly 3 when I went there. My Mother couldnt get a place for me in the Nursery in Wrexham which I think was Holt Rd. I remember quite a bit, I am sure I stayed there till 1971 and it was going to close. I then went to the New School in Borras Park. I spent a few years in Sister E's class but my memories of her are not great. I was ...see more

I attended what I believe was the first 'Pre-Apprentice Course' at what was then known as the ' Tech'., between 1960-61. Our form teacher was affectionately known as 'Educated Evans', a great guy who taught us a great deal. Prior to this course I had been a pupil at Victoria Secondary Modern school for boys and had the somewhat dubious accolade as being its last ...see more

Added 17 August 2015
Having just re-read Professor A.H Dodd's "A history of Wrexham" He was amazed at how much history, buildings etc had been swept away in the name of progress from 1850 to 1950. He published his book and died in 1975, lamenting some of the beautiful buildings that had been demolished. After a visit to my old town Wrexham in 2012 I think by then he would have rolled over in his grave to see the advancement of ...see more

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