Anyone who remembers London in the 1960s will remember how vibrant and exciting it all felt. Carnaby Street, Piccadilly Circus Petticoat Lane, as a child I remember how much I enjoyed visits "into town". Incredibly, with hardly any traffic on the road we could drive from Surrey into central London in 40 minutes to have a look round and Sundays were often spent window shopping when all the shops were closed. How sad those days have gone. I have added this photo of Carnaby Street in 1968 to the London section. There certainly was a buzz of activity there.
More photos of London in the 1960s, 70, and 80s are available here.
I have added new photos taken in 1977 to the Worcestershire section with photos of The Swan Centre, John Fane Wine Shop, TV Minster TV Rentals and Fosbrooks. There are also photos of the industrial chimneys in the background. The fashions worn by the girls in the photo below are brilliant. They so take me back to the type of clothes I wore on nights out in the 1970s.
More photos from this collection can be seen here.
I have added several photos of Lytham St Annes in the Lancashire section of the website. Some lovely shots of old cars, shops and fashions of the time. Here is one with the Gateway Building Society in the row of shops. What a blast from the past that is! There are eleven photos in total so if you feel nostalgic about the area in the 1970s it is well worth a look. View more photos here.
In the newly updated aeroplane section there are photos of an Singapore Airlines Jumbo Jet and Concorde featuring the Singapore Airlines livery. The jointly operated British Airways & Singapore Airlines Concorde service was only in operation from 1977 – 1980. The Singapore Airways livery was only on one side of the fuselage, as the other side was adorned with the British Airways Negus livery. There are a some very interesting photos of the cockpits which of course now because of security reasons would not be allowed to be taken.
Is there ever a more nostalgic scene than those beautiful family moments captured in the silent family home movies of the past. Sadly discarded and lost from the families my hope is that one day a family member may spot the films and they can be reunited with their rightful owners. Take a bit of time and be transported back in time to this new section on the website which will be added to regularly.
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