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Demolition Collection

Background imageDemolition Collection: A small boy rummages among the tangled wrecks of old cars on waste ground in

A small boy rummages among the tangled wrecks of old cars on waste ground in the Hillfields area of Coventry. In the background is the towering block of flats in Queen Street. 4th February 1965

Background imageDemolition Collection: Cottages are being demolished in Northgate (pictured) and Patten Lane, Guisborough

Cottages are being demolished in Northgate (pictured) and Patten Lane, Guisborough. The old stone-built cottages, with their red pantile roofs and chimney stacks built of small bricks

Background imageDemolition Collection: The remarkable pattern of cellars at the old Customs House, Liverpool

The remarkable pattern of cellars at the old Customs House, Liverpool, now fast disappearing in demolition work. Liverpool, Merseyside. 7th April 1948

Background imageDemolition Collection: The old Customs House site, Liverpool. Circa 1967

The old Customs House site, Liverpool. Circa 1967

Background imageDemolition Collection: Liverpool. Merseyside. August 1941. During the Blitz. Picture shows the Old

Liverpool. Merseyside. August 1941. During the Blitz. Picture shows the Old Street and Castle Street area of Liverpool, The National Bank Building with the Holt Building to the left

Background imageDemolition Collection: Oak and Eldon Gardens, Birkenhead. The two notorious blocks of flats are nearing the end

Oak and Eldon Gardens, Birkenhead. The two notorious blocks of flats are nearing the end of their days. At the end of the month

Background imageDemolition Collection: Demolition of Bell Yard to make way for new station, Uxbridge, London. 19th August 1932

Demolition of Bell Yard to make way for new station, Uxbridge, London. 19th August 1932

Background imageDemolition Collection: Homes demolition to make way for town hall. Middlesbrough, circa 1971

Homes demolition to make way for town hall. Middlesbrough, circa 1971

Background imageDemolition Collection: Steeplejack Fred Dibnah brought down the 100 foot Jameson

Steeplejack Fred Dibnah brought down the 100 foot Jamesons fireclay works chimney at Corbridge, Northumberland on 26 April 1987

Background imageDemolition Collection: Views of Liverpool, including St. Johns Beacon. 13th July 1989

Views of Liverpool, including St. Johns Beacon. 13th July 1989

Background imageDemolition Collection: Part of Gallowgate, Newcastle, flattened to make way for the new St. James Station

Part of Gallowgate, Newcastle, flattened to make way for the new St. James Station. 22nd June 1976

Background imageDemolition Collection: The Half Penny Bridge, Saltburn, North Yorkshire, being blown up. 17th December 1974

The Half Penny Bridge, Saltburn, North Yorkshire, being blown up. 17th December 1974

Background imageDemolition Collection: Oak and Eldon Gardens, Birkenhead. Workmen preparing the flats for demolition

Oak and Eldon Gardens, Birkenhead. Workmen preparing the flats for demolition. 26th September 1979

Background imageDemolition Collection: Demolition of Abbey Street Station, Nuneaton. 18th March 1976

Demolition of Abbey Street Station, Nuneaton. 18th March 1976

Background imageDemolition Collection: Away with the old, and all that is left of Cornelia Street, Splott

Away with the old, and all that is left of Cornelia Street, Splott, is the brick and timber rubble that was once the home of many families, now gone to other districts of the city

Background imageDemolition Collection: Dereliction in Pontypridd Street, Splott. 11th September 1975

Dereliction in Pontypridd Street, Splott. 11th September 1975

Background imageDemolition Collection: Demolition of old houses in the Thomas Street area of Coventry is being carried out by

Demolition of old houses in the Thomas Street area of Coventry is being carried out by the Coventry Corporation as part of the redevelopment scheme for the Spon End district

Background imageDemolition Collection: Scenes in South Bank, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire. 1973

Scenes in South Bank, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire. 1973

Background imageDemolition Collection: Slum clearance at St Hilda s, Middlesbrough. 28th November 1955

Slum clearance at St Hilda s, Middlesbrough. 28th November 1955

Background imageDemolition Collection: Cannon Street scenes, Middlesbrough. 1972

Cannon Street scenes, Middlesbrough. 1972

Background imageDemolition Collection: Pearson Second Hand shop, 23, Stoney Stanton Road, Hillfields, Coventry

Pearson Second Hand shop, 23, Stoney Stanton Road, Hillfields, Coventry. Number 21 must be demolished. You can see the high rise flats in the background. 25th October 1968

Background imageDemolition Collection: Cleveland Park, Middlesbrough, which is being demolished. 8th May 1997

Cleveland Park, Middlesbrough, which is being demolished. 8th May 1997

Background imageDemolition Collection: The Colliery Arms Hotel, believed to be the oldest hotel in Pontypridd seen here being

The Colliery Arms Hotel, believed to be the oldest hotel in Pontypridd seen here being demolished to make way for the the Glamorgan County Councils planned Rhondda Road traffic scheme

Background imageDemolition Collection: The demolition of the Marine Spa, Torquay. 28th May 1971

The demolition of the Marine Spa, Torquay. 28th May 1971

Background imageDemolition Collection: The old Torquay coach station shelter being dismantled in May 1971

The old Torquay coach station shelter being dismantled in May 1971

Background imageDemolition Collection: The demolition of the final section of the old A19 Wolviston interchange flyover is

The demolition of the final section of the old A19 Wolviston interchange flyover is nearly finished as the giant ball smashes its way through. 26th January 1983

Background imageDemolition Collection: The demolition of Cleveland Flour Mill, Thornaby. 5th June 1970

The demolition of Cleveland Flour Mill, Thornaby. 5th June 1970

Background imageDemolition Collection: Singer Vince Hill is also an enthusiastic photographer, he is seen here recording

Singer Vince Hill is also an enthusiastic photographer, he is seen here recording the changing face of the old mill town of Salford. February 1975

Background imageDemolition Collection: Radshaw Court Flats on the Ravenscourt Estate, Kirkby, in the process of being demolished

Radshaw Court Flats on the Ravenscourt Estate, Kirkby, in the process of being demolished. 21st February 1989

Background imageDemolition Collection: Demolition of Cleveland Iron No 4 blast furnace at BSC Cleveland Works. 10th April 1994

Demolition of Cleveland Iron No 4 blast furnace at BSC Cleveland Works. 10th April 1994

Background imageDemolition Collection: Town stand coming down at Leeds Road, the former ground for Huddersfield Town F. C

Town stand coming down at Leeds Road, the former ground for Huddersfield Town F. C
Town stand coming down at Leeds Road, the former ground for Huddersfield Town F.C. The final match was played on 30th April 1994. 7th June 1994

Background imageDemolition Collection: Its a long way to the ground as steeplejacks begin to demolish the 133 year old chimney

Its a long way to the ground as steeplejacks begin to demolish the 133 year old chimney at J & J Cash Ltd in Kingfield Road, Coventry, West Midlands

Background imageDemolition Collection: Gradually the former premises of J & J Cash in Kingsfield Road

Gradually the former premises of J & J Cash in Kingsfield Road, Coventry are being demolished. The premises have stood empty since Cash s, best known for its woven name tapes, moved to a smaller

Background imageDemolition Collection: Demolition at J. J. Cash Ltd. 17th October 1985

Demolition at J. J. Cash Ltd. 17th October 1985

Background imageDemolition Collection: Crumbling 375 foot high cooling tower at ICI, Wilton. 7th October 1979

Crumbling 375 foot high cooling tower at ICI, Wilton. 7th October 1979

Background imageDemolition Collection: Demolition of The Royal Aquarium and Winter Garden in Westminster

Demolition of The Royal Aquarium and Winter Garden in Westminster. The building opened 1876 it was located immediately to the west of Westminster Abbey on Tothill Street

Background imageDemolition Collection: DEmolition of the old Waterloo Stand at Molineux, Wolverhampton wanderers football ground

DEmolition of the old Waterloo Stand at Molineux, Wolverhampton wanderers football ground. 9th July, 1992

Background imageDemolition Collection: Feast your eyes on one of the last links of the steam train era

Feast your eyes on one of the last links of the steam train era. It will be the last time, for Carlisles old water shed in Upperby sidings is being demolished on 11th July 1975

Background imageDemolition Collection: The concrete framework of the 10-storey block of flats in Hillfields rises up beyond

The concrete framework of the 10-storey block of flats in Hillfields rises up beyond the weather-scarred walls of derelict property in Queen Street, Coventry

Background imageDemolition Collection: The stubborn church tower... and the frustration of blaster Bates

The stubborn church tower... and the frustration of blaster Bates
The stubborn church tower...and the frustration of blaster Bates. The second attempt to demolish the spire of the Trinity Methodist church at Macclesfield fails as Blaster looks on in amazement

Background imageDemolition Collection: Two boys walk pass the partially demolished row of terrace houses in Blackburn May

Two boys walk pass the partially demolished row of terrace houses in Blackburn May 1987

Background imageDemolition Collection: The demolition of the 60-year-old Rising Sun Colliery, Wallsend in 1974

The demolition of the 60-year-old Rising Sun Colliery, Wallsend in 1974

Background imageDemolition Collection: Consett Steelworks being demolished in 1981. 09 / 01 / 81

Consett Steelworks being demolished in 1981. 09 / 01 / 81
Consett Steelworks being demolished in 1981. 09/01/81

Background imageDemolition Collection: Views of Liverpool Anglican Cathedral and the Grain Silo, currently being demolished

Views of Liverpool Anglican Cathedral and the Grain Silo, currently being demolished. 13th July 1989

Background imageDemolition Collection: Street scene in New York, a policeman walking past as a building is being demolished

Street scene in New York, a policeman walking past as a building is being demolished. 13th February 1981

Background imageDemolition Collection: Street scene in New York, a building being demolished. 13th February 1981

Street scene in New York, a building being demolished. 13th February 1981

Background imageDemolition Collection: Demolition work in progress at College Street, Bristol as new housing begins to replace

Demolition work in progress at College Street, Bristol as new housing begins to replace housing and buildings which were damaged during the Bristol Blitz of World War Two. 8th February 1956

Background imageDemolition Collection: Hull, Yorkshire, January 1949. Hull was damaged severely in The Blitz

Hull, Yorkshire, January 1949. Hull was damaged severely in The Blitz, and picture shows an unstable pillared building finally coming down as it is too unsafe to stay up



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