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Boom City Collection

Background imageBoom City Collection: Mary Harris at her desk in the Mary Harris dress factory at the Team Valley Trading

Mary Harris at her desk in the Mary Harris dress factory at the Team Valley Trading Estate, Newcastle. April 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Webley & Scott, gun makers in Birmingham, West Midlands

Webley & Scott, gun makers in Birmingham, West Midlands. Their original premises was in Weaman Street, Birmingham, until they moved to a modern factory in West Bromwich in 1958

Background imageBoom City Collection: Press day at the BMC works at Longbridge, Birmingham, West Midlands

Press day at the BMC works at Longbridge, Birmingham, West Midlands. Pictured, Patrick Edwards, sitting in the smallest of the BMC cars, leads the parade of new vehicles on show for the first time

Background imageBoom City Collection: Scenes at Manchester Airport. 13th June 1967. The Mottershead family

Scenes at Manchester Airport. 13th June 1967. The Mottershead family arriving back from Guernsey, mum, Audrey and dad John Mottershead and children, Nigel, Carol and Colin

Background imageBoom City Collection: At the British Ship Research Association, Wallsend on Tyne

At the British Ship Research Association, Wallsend on Tyne, the biggest automatic drawing machine - operated by a computer - in the country is in operation

Background imageBoom City Collection: Every day at the factory of the Wilkinson Sword Company in Cramlington, outside Newcastle

Every day at the factory of the Wilkinson Sword Company in Cramlington, outside Newcastle, 270 men who make the razor blades shave on duty, as part of the production

Background imageBoom City Collection: Llandarcy oil refinery. Philip Cole, 17, makes notes and looks out over the oil plant

Llandarcy oil refinery. Philip Cole, 17, makes notes and looks out over the oil plant. 8th August 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Miss Swansea 1966 Judy Radford, aged 19, in traditional Welsh costume. 31st July 1967

Miss Swansea 1966 Judy Radford, aged 19, in traditional Welsh costume. 31st July 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Poet Vernon Watkins at home in Southgate, Swansea. 28th July 1967

Poet Vernon Watkins at home in Southgate, Swansea. 28th July 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: BP Llandarcy oil refinery, Swansea. Lyn Davies, 36, on top of the 'Cat Cracker'

BP Llandarcy oil refinery, Swansea. Lyn Davies, 36, on top of the "Cat Cracker"
BP Llandarcy oil refinery, Swansea. Lyn Davies, 36, on top of the " Cat Cracker" tower checks maintenance points and goes on tour of inspection high above the refinery

Background imageBoom City Collection: Fans outside St James Park, Newcastle United stadium, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fans outside St James Park, Newcastle United stadium, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear. April 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Architect John Madin, Birmingham, West Midlands. 3rd October 1967

Architect John Madin, Birmingham, West Midlands. 3rd October 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Architect John Madin with a model of the Civic Centre Development, Paradise Circus

Architect John Madin with a model of the Civic Centre Development, Paradise Circus, designed in conjuction with J A Maudsley, City of Birmingham Architect. 3rd October 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Renowned throughout the world for their armaments, Vickers Engineering Group Research

Renowned throughout the world for their armaments, Vickers Engineering Group Research and Development Division have developed several methods of forming metals by use of shock waves

Background imageBoom City Collection: The Rotunda in Birmingham, West Midlands. 4th October 1967

The Rotunda in Birmingham, West Midlands. 4th October 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: General view of Birmingham city centre, West Midlands. 4th October 1967

General view of Birmingham city centre, West Midlands. 4th October 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Adge Cutler and The Wurzels perform before the fans at the Bristol City ground

Adge Cutler and The Wurzels perform before the fans at the Bristol City ground, Ashton Gate. 15th February 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: General view of the Bull Ring centre and Rotunda in Birmingham, West Midlands

General view of the Bull Ring centre and Rotunda in Birmingham, West Midlands. 4th October 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Llandarcy oil refinery. Crude oil unit control room L-R Byron Hopkins, 31, Roy Griffiths

Llandarcy oil refinery. Crude oil unit control room L-R Byron Hopkins, 31, Roy Griffiths, 35, Michael Edwards, 31, John Humphries, 43, and Donald Hughes, 35. 8th August 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Fashions, the 'kipper tie'look. April 1967

Fashions, the "kipper tie"look. April 1967
Fashions, the " kipper tie" look. April 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: The BSA (Birmingham Small Arms Company) works in Birmingham

The BSA (Birmingham Small Arms Company) works in Birmingham. Mrs Pasgllalina D Prizio fixes a transfer to one of the hundreds of motor cycles

Background imageBoom City Collection: The Bull Ring area, showing the Rotunda building and Ringway. Birmingham, West Midlands

The Bull Ring area, showing the Rotunda building and Ringway. Birmingham, West Midlands. 4th October 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: General view of the city of Birmingham, West Midlands. October 1967

General view of the city of Birmingham, West Midlands. October 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Scenes at Manchester Airport. Jennifer Wainwright, 21, ground hostess with Manchester

Scenes at Manchester Airport. Jennifer Wainwright, 21, ground hostess with Manchester Airport Agencies. 13th June 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Archie Street, Manchester. Archie Street was the inspiration behind Coronation Street

Archie Street, Manchester. Archie Street was the inspiration behind Coronation Street. 12th June 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Children playing football in Archie Street, Manchester. Archie Street was the inspiration

Children playing football in Archie Street, Manchester. Archie Street was the inspiration behind Coronation Street. 12th June 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Scenes at Swansea Docks, Wales. Loading steel for Poona, via Bombay, are Gwilym Williams

Scenes at Swansea Docks, Wales. Loading steel for Poona, via Bombay, are Gwilym Williams, Edwin Baglow and Tom Kift, Dockers at Kings Dock. 7th August 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Views of Port Talbot Steelworks, Wales. 7th August 1967

Views of Port Talbot Steelworks, Wales. 7th August 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: John Moores Jr, heir apparent to the Littlewoods empire

John Moores Jr, heir apparent to the Littlewoods empire, at wok in his office in Liverpool. 14th February 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: At the famous Wills tobacco factory in Bristol, the staff work overtime on their very

At the famous Wills tobacco factory in Bristol, the staff work overtime on their very popular brand of cigarettes which sell as much as 24% of the market

Background imageBoom City Collection: General scenes around the Bull Ring centre in Birmingham, West Midlands. 4th October 1967

General scenes around the Bull Ring centre in Birmingham, West Midlands. 4th October 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Mr Keith Showering, 37, Managing Director of Harveys of Bristol. 22nd March 1967

Mr Keith Showering, 37, Managing Director of Harveys of Bristol. 22nd March 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: The Austin Mini car assembly line night shift at Longbridge, Birmingham, West Midlands

The Austin Mini car assembly line night shift at Longbridge, Birmingham, West Midlands. 29th September 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Production of the Hawker Siddeley 748 at Woodford Aerodrome, Greater Manchester

Production of the Hawker Siddeley 748 at Woodford Aerodrome, Greater Manchester. Secretary Jennifer Colling. 14th June 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: A student at the Art School, Birmingham, wearing designs by some of the students

A student at the Art School, Birmingham, wearing designs by some of the students, pictured in a work room at the school. 11th October 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Batchelors food factory, Wadsley Bridge, Sheffield. 4th September 1967

Batchelors food factory, Wadsley Bridge, Sheffield. 4th September 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Students at the Art School, Birmingham, wearing designs by some of the students

Students at the Art School, Birmingham, wearing designs by some of the students, pictured in the grounds of the school. 11th October 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Staff at work at Viners Cutlery, Sheffield. 3rd September 1967

Staff at work at Viners Cutlery, Sheffield. 3rd September 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Mr. Bob Torr and wife Valerie with their children Julie, 5, and Michael, 3

Mr. Bob Torr and wife Valerie with their children Julie, 5, and Michael, 3, in their flat at Park Hill, Sheffield. 2nd October 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: General views of Hepworths Tailors, Leeds. 13th December 1967

General views of Hepworths Tailors, Leeds. 13th December 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Scenes aboard Hull fishing trawler 'Ross Orion'

Scenes aboard Hull fishing trawler "Ross Orion"
Scenes aboard Hull fishing trawler " Ross Orion" on the fishing grounds off Greenland. 15th July 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Architect John Madin at the site of the new BBC headquarters in Pebble Mill Lane

Architect John Madin at the site of the new BBC headquarters in Pebble Mill Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands. 3rd October 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: A car park in Birmingham, West Midlands. October 1967

A car park in Birmingham, West Midlands. October 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: The young leader of the Sinfonia Orchestra in Newcastle upon Tyne is Boris Brott

The young leader of the Sinfonia Orchestra in Newcastle upon Tyne is Boris Brott from Canada. He is rehearsing for a concert at Blyth Grammar School in Northumberland. 11th March 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Procter and Gambles research department in Newcastle

Procter and Gambles research department in Newcastle. Pictured, left to right, David Wallace, research technician with a team of laundry operators, Maureen Smith, Ann Nelson

Background imageBoom City Collection: Looking up the Tyne to the ships being fitted out alongside the shipyards. 9th March 1967

Looking up the Tyne to the ships being fitted out alongside the shipyards. 9th March 1967

Background imageBoom City Collection: Scientist Jacqueline Bottom measures gases from transformer oils

Scientist Jacqueline Bottom measures gases from transformer oils. She is an analyst in the chemist and x-ray lab at the International Research and Development Company Fossway, Newcastle

Background imageBoom City Collection: Actor Tom Courtenay, pictured at his home in Fulham. 5th July 1967

Actor Tom Courtenay, pictured at his home in Fulham. 5th July 1967



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