EAW032052 ENGLAND (1950). The Britannia Iron and Steel Works off Kempston Road, the River Great Ouse and environs, Bedford, 1950. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.

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Title [EAW032052] The Britannia Iron and Steel Works off Kempston Road, the River Great Ouse and environs, Bedford, 1950. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.
Reference EAW032052
Date 23-August-1950
Link
Place name BEDFORD
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 504385, 248879
Longitude / Latitude -0.47493145307228, 52.12793774605
National Grid Reference TL044489

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melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 10:07:14 AM
London Midland Region Railway Coal Wharf. The attached photo was taken on 7th December 2013 and shows that area now needs some tidying up.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 10:05:25 AM
Mitchells & Butlers Brewery in King's Place.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:59:29 AM
King's Place. The Dew Drop Inn was on the corner of Britannia Road, but it is hidden by the trees.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:57:58 AM
Britannia Place.

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Friday 5th of September 2014 09:55:53 AM

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Friday 5th of September 2014 09:53:29 AM
Murkett Brothers, motor engineers.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:51:43 AM
The Plaza Cinema, no longer there.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:50:40 AM
The Town & County Club. This became the reference library before it moved into the main library building in Harpur Street, but this building is no longer there.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:49:27 AM
The Swan Hotel.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:47:11 AM
St Mary's Church.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:46:27 AM
St John's Church.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:45:41 AM
Mitchells & Butlers Brewery, now Danfoss heating controls.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:44:31 AM
I remember a steel wire that used to go across the river about here into the land of the steel works, but I'm not sure what it was used for.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:34:16 AM
Britannia Works. The whole site is now housing development.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:32:10 AM
Britannia Works Social Club, no longer there.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:31:18 AM
Steps & path to signal box.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:30:24 AM
Mrs Hester's bungalow & garden at 66 Kempton Road. It was knocked down to make way for industrial units.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:29:07 AM
A horse trough on Kempston Road, opposite Whitbread Avenue. The attached photo was scanned from a book of photos of old Bedford. Austin Cannons also shown in the photo was along the road, just in the Kempston boundary.

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:21:55 AM

melgibbs
Friday 5th of September 2014 09:13:57 AM
This was Rye Close, the private wing of the hospital. The building is still there but it is now part of the eye clinic.

melgibbs
Thursday 31st of July 2014 10:30:37 AM
This wall was knocked down in the early 1950's when the cycle track and bridge was built over the river to Queens Park.

melgibbs
Thursday 31st of July 2014 10:28:34 AM
Mr Smith's boat yard. He used to operate the Silvery Ouse pleasure crafts on the river.

melgibbs
Thursday 31st of July 2014 10:26:20 AM
St Leonard's Church Hall.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:32:14 PM
St Leonard's Church in Victoria Road.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:31:48 PM

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:31:13 PM
The Queen's Head public house.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:30:52 PM
Cauldwell Walk.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:30:20 PM
Electricity Power Station in Prebend Street.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:29:27 PM
The Black Diamond public house on the corner of Prebend Street and Cauldwell Street.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:28:28 PM
The Crown public house on the corner of Britannia Road.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:27:27 PM

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:26:24 PM
A gents urinal, like a French pissoire.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:25:27 PM
Ampthill Road.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:22:36 PM
St Paul's church.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:21:52 PM

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:21:26 PM
Whitbread Avenue, but sadly the trees have long gone.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:21:10 PM
Whitbread Avenue Post Office, now a general store.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:19:51 PM
Cauldwell Lodge, still there.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:19:05 PM
Kempston Road, Bedford.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:18:22 PM

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:17:54 PM
Cauldwell House, now demolished and replaced by housing development.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:12:05 PM
My paternal grandparent's house in Stafford Road.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:11:22 PM
River Great Ouse.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:09:43 PM
My father's aviary.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:09:17 PM
Mrs Raker's washing on the line at number 3.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:08:03 PM

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:06:25 PM
Granville Street.

melgibbs
Tuesday 10th of June 2014 08:05:55 PM
site of old infirmary 1805-1899

peter
Sunday 4th of May 2014 04:00:42 PM
the old operating theatre now pharmacy

peter
Sunday 4th of May 2014 03:59:15 PM
pre fab ward richard wells demolished 2000s contained a small operating theatre (ENT)

peter
Sunday 4th of May 2014 03:54:04 PM
site of old fever hospital

peter
Sunday 4th of May 2014 03:48:10 PM

User Comment Contributions

See also image EAW032055.

melgibbs
Saturday 26th of April 2014 06:30:48 PM