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Places Collection

Background imagePlaces Collection: A man sitting on bench looks out over the beach at the small seaside town of Seaton

A man sitting on bench looks out over the beach at the small seaside town of Seaton on the South Devon coast, circa 1966

Background imagePlaces Collection: Aerial view showing the outdoor swimming pool at Gourock in Renfrewshire

Aerial view showing the outdoor swimming pool at Gourock in Renfrewshire, Scotland on the sea front. Circa 1929

Background imagePlaces Collection: Aerial view of Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside. 17th August 1980

Aerial view of Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside. 17th August 1980
Aerial view of Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside.17th August 1980

Background imagePlaces Collection: View showing Somerset Street in the town of Abertillery in Monmouthshire, South Wales

View showing Somerset Street in the town of Abertillery in Monmouthshire, South Wales. Circa 1939

Background imagePlaces Collection: Exterior view of Speke Hall, the 16th century wood framed wattle

Exterior view of Speke Hall, the 16th century wood framed wattle and daub Tudor manor house in Speke, Liverpool. January 1994

Background imagePlaces Collection: General view showing the main street passing through the village of Ightham in Kent. 1926

General view showing the main street passing through the village of Ightham in Kent. 1926

Background imagePlaces Collection: Busy scene in Market Street, Central Manchester. 25th January 1971

Busy scene in Market Street, Central Manchester. 25th January 1971

Background imagePlaces Collection: Comedian Max Wall poses in trafalgar Square, London, with seagulls flying on to his head

Comedian Max Wall poses in trafalgar Square, London, with seagulls flying on to his head. January 1975

Background imagePlaces Collection: Slum housing in Birmingham. Burnt out car in the alleyway behind derelict houses

Slum housing in Birmingham. Burnt out car in the alleyway behind derelict houses. 25th May 1966

Background imagePlaces Collection: Slum housing in Ladywood, Birmingham. 16th July 1954

Slum housing in Ladywood, Birmingham. 16th July 1954

Background imagePlaces Collection: Wade Dooley rugby Union Player and policeman holding a rugby ball as he stand in front of

Wade Dooley rugby Union Player and policeman holding a rugby ball as he stand in front of the famous Blackpool tower. March 1987

Background imagePlaces Collection: Scenes in Hull, East Yorkshire showing the Prudential Tower on Queen Victoria Square

Scenes in Hull, East Yorkshire showing the Prudential Tower on Queen Victoria Square. The building was severely hit during an air raid in May 1941 and was later demolished. Circa 1936

Background imagePlaces Collection: Warehouse of Messrs W Gilyott and Co in Hull on the River Hull taken shortly before

Warehouse of Messrs W Gilyott and Co in Hull on the River Hull taken shortly before the start of the Second World War. Circa 1936

Background imagePlaces Collection: Street scene in Paris showing customers on board the bus bound for Square Des Batignolles

Street scene in Paris showing customers on board the bus bound for Square Des Batignolles. August 1960

Background imagePlaces Collection: Presidential elections in Germany March- April 1925. They were the first direct

Presidential elections in Germany March- April 1925. They were the first direct elections to the office of President of the Reich (ReichsprŠsident)

Background imagePlaces Collection: Young women in a Berlin restaurant where 'Decoralised'food is supplied

Young women in a Berlin restaurant where "Decoralised"food is supplied
Young women in a Berlin restaurant where " Decoralised" food is supplied. It is claimed that the new food, which can be taken through a specially made glass tube

Background imagePlaces Collection: Mass demonstration held outside Rathaus Schoneberg City Hall in protest against

Mass demonstration held outside Rathaus Schoneberg City Hall in protest against the construction of the Berlin Wall which began three days earlier overnight on the 12th-13th August

Background imagePlaces Collection: View of the Baptists Head pub in St Johns, Lane, London EC1. 19th May 1954

View of the Baptists Head pub in St Johns, Lane, London EC1. 19th May 1954

Background imagePlaces Collection: For the first time since its erection, the Berlin Wall is opened for border crossings for

For the first time since its erection, the Berlin Wall is opened for border crossings for 18 days over the Christmas period

Background imagePlaces Collection: Scenes in East Berlin, East Germany soon after the start of the construction of

Scenes in East Berlin, East Germany soon after the start of the construction of the Berlin Wall. Police monitoring the situation around Frankfurter Allee in the east of the city. 18th August 1961

Background imagePlaces Collection: View of Geraldine House, headquarters of the Daily Mirror newspaper in Fetter Lane

View of Geraldine House, headquarters of the Daily Mirror newspaper in Fetter Lane, London, decked out in flags and bunting ahead of the VJ Day celebrations in London at the end of World War Two

Background imagePlaces Collection: The latest work of British sculptor Antony Gormley, a statue entitled 'Iron

The latest work of British sculptor Antony Gormley, a statue entitled "Iron
The latest work of British sculptor Antony Gormley, a statue entitled " Iron : Man" is officially unveiled in Victoria Square, central Birmingham

Background imagePlaces Collection: Salford feature views. Looking out from Buile Hill park towards the industrial

Salford feature views. Looking out from Buile Hill park towards the industrial background. 13th October 1970

Background imagePlaces Collection: Bridge across Market Street near Cross Street and Corporation Street in Central

Bridge across Market Street near Cross Street and Corporation Street in Central Manchester, before undergoing redevelopment for the construction of the Arndale Centre. 23rd August 1975

Background imagePlaces Collection: General view down Chapel Street, the main thoroughfare of Salford, Greater Manchester

General view down Chapel Street, the main thoroughfare of Salford, Greater Manchester. 3rd June 1975

Background imagePlaces Collection: Speakers corner at St Peters Square in Central Manchester. 15th April 1977

Speakers corner at St Peters Square in Central Manchester. 15th April 1977

Background imagePlaces Collection: Exterior view of John Allen and Co. Cheese shop in Cateaton Street

Exterior view of John Allen and Co. Cheese shop in Cateaton Street, Manchester City centre, below which are the arches of the 16th Century Hanging Bridge. 20th January 1975

Background imagePlaces Collection: View of Manchester City showing the giant Lewiss department store on Market Street

View of Manchester City showing the giant Lewiss department store on Market Street. 28th October 1975

Background imagePlaces Collection: Scenes inside the Salford City Shopping Centre showing customers walking outside Mark

Scenes inside the Salford City Shopping Centre showing customers walking outside Mark and Spencer department store. 24th June 1971

Background imagePlaces Collection: Stone cottages at Barton Seagrave near Kettering, Northamptonshire which were built in

Stone cottages at Barton Seagrave near Kettering, Northamptonshire which were built in 1690. Circa 1946

Background imagePlaces Collection: Young boys fishing in the River Gade at Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire

Young boys fishing in the River Gade at Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire. Circa 1939

Background imagePlaces Collection: The Top Rank Bingo Club the former home of Splott cinema, Agate Street, Splott, Cardiff

The Top Rank Bingo Club the former home of Splott cinema, Agate Street, Splott, Cardiff, pictured 4th November 1980. The enormous Splott Cinema was advertised " over 2, 000 seats"

Background imagePlaces Collection: General view of Arbroath Swimming pool in Angus, Scotland. July 1951

General view of Arbroath Swimming pool in Angus, Scotland. July 1951

Background imagePlaces Collection: The Pass at Brander next to Loch Awe in Argyll, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

The Pass at Brander next to Loch Awe in Argyll, Argyll and Bute, Scotland. 27th August 1951

Background imagePlaces Collection: A child looking at a £22000 playground in Speke, Liverpool dubbed by local children

A child looking at a £22000 playground in Speke, Liverpool dubbed by local children
A child looking at a £ 22000 playground in Speke, Liverpool dubbed by local children as " Speke Castle" which has been condemned by the National Playing Fields Association as

Background imagePlaces Collection: Man walking down a street in the residential suburb f Speke in South Liverpool

Man walking down a street in the residential suburb f Speke in South Liverpool, showing the housing blocks in the background. 21st November 1973

Background imagePlaces Collection: Young children of Halewood playing football in the streets among the parked cars

Young children of Halewood playing football in the streets among the parked cars. December 1965

Background imagePlaces Collection: A section of the Hayes Engineering plant at Speke, south Liverpool

A section of the Hayes Engineering plant at Speke, south Liverpool, now working to capacity, turning out agricultural machinery

Background imagePlaces Collection: General view of the new tenement housing at Speke Road Gardens showing three of

General view of the new tenement housing at Speke Road Gardens showing three of the blocks and the entrance. July 1933

Background imagePlaces Collection: Aerial view showing the residential suburb of Walker in Newcastle upon Tyne

Aerial view showing the residential suburb of Walker in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England with the newly constructed 15 storey flats visible in the background near the St Anthonys gas

Background imagePlaces Collection: Diners enjoying their meal at Belle Vue Greyhound stadium while punters line trails

Diners enjoying their meal at Belle Vue Greyhound stadium while punters line trails outside waiting for the next race. 23rd September 1976

Background imagePlaces Collection: The youth of Glossop School Band to play the last music in the Kings Hall at Belle Vue

The youth of Glossop School Band to play the last music in the Kings Hall at Belle Vue before it is torn down. February 1982

Background imagePlaces Collection: Exterior view of Belle Vue Granada bowl, Greater Manchester. 7th June 1971

Exterior view of Belle Vue Granada bowl, Greater Manchester. 7th June 1971

Background imagePlaces Collection: Slum housing in Birmingham. 8th August 1952. Tools and equipment provided free of charge

Slum housing in Birmingham. 8th August 1952. Tools and equipment provided free of charge by the citys Public Works Dept. will be used by nearly 100 residents living nearby to convert this bomb site

Background imagePlaces Collection: Busy scene at Rupert Street market in Soho, London. Circa 1955

Busy scene at Rupert Street market in Soho, London. Circa 1955

Background imagePlaces Collection: A woman crossing the bridge the village of Llangendeirne in the River Gwendraeth river

A woman crossing the bridge the village of Llangendeirne in the River Gwendraeth river valley, Carmarthenshire, in Dyfed region of West Wales. February 1964

Background imagePlaces Collection: View of the village of Llangendeirne in the River Gwendraeth river valley

View of the village of Llangendeirne in the River Gwendraeth river valley, Carmarthenshire, in Dyfed region of West Wales. February 1960

Background imagePlaces Collection: Scene in Old Compton Street in Soho, London. Circa 1955

Scene in Old Compton Street in Soho, London. Circa 1955



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