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The scene in Commercial Road at the junction with Edinburgh Road Portsmouth England, Bus Coach, The Old Days, Busses, Beautiful Places To Visit, Southampton, Coaches, Hampshire, Family History

THIS WEEK IN 1972: Inquiry hears of plans to give Commercial Road a boost

The Commercial Road shopping centre was to become the focal point of a new road system in Portsmouth, Freddie Emery-Wallis, the chairman of Portsmouth development and estates committee, said at an inquiry.

A trolleybus on The Hard passing the now-redundant signal box outside Portsmouth Harbour station. Portsmouth Pubs, Portsmouth Harbour, Bus Coach, Singapore, Britain, Nostalgia, History, Busses, Box

NOSTALGIA: Ever wondered how famous old Portsmouth pub was given its name?

Back on December 29 I published a photograph taken from the top of St Mary's Church bell tower looking south.

A collection of old postcards of Portsmouth and Southsea, Hampshire. Portsmouth England, Old Postcards, Beautiful Places To Visit, Hampshire, Old Photos, Vintage Posters, Seaside, The Past, Street View

Postcards of the Past - Old Postcards of Portsmouth and Southsea.

A collection of old postcards of Portsmouth and Southsea, Hampshire.

It's 50 years since the passing of the glorious age of steam Union Pacific Train, Portsmouth England, Days In July, Hms Victory, Beautiful Places To Visit, British History, Locomotive, Plymouth, Hampshire

It's 50 years since the passing of the glorious age of steam

Spare a thought on Sunday for the passing of a slice of British history which many mourn to this day.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, outside his medical practice in Elm Grove, Southsea, Portsmouth UK. The house is no longer there. Sir Arthur, Arthur Conan Doyle, Mystery Of History, Local History, Claude Monet, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Portsmouth England, Hampshire Uk

[momentarily lost for the right word]

“Arthur Conan Doyle stands outside his Southsea medical practice, 1882. ”

A lovely hand-tinted postcard showing the Royal Pier Hotel and Southsea Terrace Portsmouth England, Beautiful Places To Visit, World War Two, Hampshire, Terrace, Train, History, Pictures, Balcony

The train now waiting... would like a passenger

The picture above show buildings completely missed by the Luftwaffe during the Second World War. It's a view unchanged to this day.

Screen shot at Elm Grove, Isle Of Wight, Portsmouth, Beautiful Places To Visit, Hampshire, Screen Shot, Seaside, The Past, Street View

RETROSPECTIVE - Vintage Portsmouth & Southsea | Strong Island

“Since Strong Island began back in 2008 we have amassed an incredible amount of historical information about Portsmouth & Southsea’s past. These articles are not only from our own interest and passion about the city, but also from readers that have sent us some amazing facts. So much has changed in such a relatively short […]

  Portsmouth England, Vintage Christmas Photos, Past Life, Old Pictures, Hampshire, The Past, Street View, The Incredibles, Island

Pompeia Lil

Pompeia Lil. Writer : Edwardian Family Saga. Book I, Hope Street.

April A Portsmouth Football Club supporter cheering his team in Trafalgar Square, London, before their FA Cup Final match against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Wembley Stadium. (Photo by Stephenson/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images) Ipswich Town, White Hart Lane, Tottenham Hotspur Fc, Fa Cup Final, Uk History, Trafalgar Square, Wolverhampton, Portsmouth, Soccer Players

Shiny Big Boots and Smoking in the Bath: Wonderful Photos of the 1939 FA Cup - Flashbak

On April 29th 1939 Portsmouth defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers 4–1 in the FA Cup Final. The Second World War meant the next FA Cup final was not held again til 1946. These photographs are of that FA Cup season.

Outside Fratton Park - Portsmouth celebrate winning the English Division One Title in an open top bus Portsmouth, Beautiful Places To Visit, Times Square, The Past, Soccer, Football, Club, Park, Travel

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Outside Fratton Park - Portsmouth celebrate winning the English Division One Title in an open top bus