EAW049227 ENGLAND (1953). The town centre, Bedford, 1953

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Details

Title [EAW049227] The town centre, Bedford, 1953
Reference EAW049227
Date 11-May-1953
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Place name BEDFORD
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 504916, 249702
Longitude / Latitude -0.46692257919705, 52.135234569763
National Grid Reference TL049497

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The rear of the Granada Cinema that was demolished in 1991 to make way for a Lidl's supermarket. The attached photo of a plaque on the store wall was taken in St Peter's Street on the 16th March 2017.

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Friday 17th of March 2017 04:33:54 PM
Ardor House on the corner of Dame Alice Street & The Ardor House on the corner of Dame Alice Street & The Broadway. This was the Gas Board Showroom (now a jewellers), but during WW2 the offices above were used to train code-breakers for Bletchley Park, working on Japanese encoded messages. It became known as "The Spy School". The attached photo was taken on the 2nd March 2015.

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Monday 2nd of March 2015 11:30:06 AM

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Sunday 27th of July 2014 05:05:50 PM
St Cuthbert's Church.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:54:50 PM
The Corn Exchange.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:54:10 PM
Bedford Hospital, North Wing.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:53:31 PM
John Howard's statue on the Market Square. The attached photo was taken on the 10th December 2013.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:52:43 PM
James Street, between Woolworths and British Home Stores.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:49:55 PM

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:48:16 PM

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:46:07 PM
Hassett Street.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:43:04 PM

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:42:22 PM
William Sear, dentist. This is still a dentist's surgery, but a different dentist.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:37:42 PM
Adelaide Square.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:35:39 PM
Priory Street.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:33:36 PM
The Engine & Tender public house, now converted into shop units. The attached photo was taken on the 27th February 2012.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:31:46 PM
The Roman Catholic Church of The Holy Child & St Joseph in Midland Road, on the corner of Brereton Road.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:24:15 PM
Western Street.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:21:07 PM
The Commercial Tavern public house. The attached photo was taken on the 5th April 2009.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:20:16 PM
Battison Street.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:16:24 PM
Maitland Street.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:15:49 PM
Costin Street.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:15:16 PM
Holy Trinity Church in Bromham Road, on the corner of The Crescent.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:11:27 PM
Montague Burton Ltd, tailors, now a JD Sports shop. There used to be a snooker hall on the top floor. The attached photo was taken on the 13th June 2013.

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Wednesday 25th of June 2014 09:09:33 PM
The Bedford School for boys.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:52:17 PM
Alms Houses in Dame Alice Street, now demolished and new prison buildings on the site.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:51:25 PM
Alms Houses in Dame Alice Street.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:49:38 PM
Telephone House on the corner of St Loyes and Harpur Street. The attached photo was taken on 13th June 2013.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:48:31 PM
Bedford Cemetery.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:46:34 PM
Bedford Girls High school.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:45:26 PM
Bedford Prison.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:44:42 PM
Marks & Spencer. The attached photo was taken on 13th June 2013.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:44:05 PM
Freeman,Hardy & Willis, shoe shop.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:41:54 PM

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:41:14 PM
F.W. Woolworth.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:40:41 PM
British Home Stores on the corner of James Street.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:39:45 PM
Kelly's Milk Bar.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:38:01 PM
The Empire Cinema. The attached photo was taken in the mid 1960's.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:37:30 PM
The Co-op Store in Midland Road.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:35:28 PM
Castle Mound. The attached photo was taken on 7th December 2013.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:34:35 PM
The Plaza Cinema.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:32:22 PM
The Swan Hotel.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:31:41 PM
Cattle Market.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:30:56 PM
Electricity power station.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:30:08 PM
This area is now a surface car park.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:29:29 PM
Prebend Street.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:28:45 PM
The Black Diamond public house on the corner of Prebend Street & Cauldwell Street.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:28:13 PM
The Woolpack public house. The attached photo was taken on 5th April 2009, but thankfully it has now been refurbished by the Salvation Army as a meeting place.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:26:31 PM

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:23:57 PM
Salvation Army Citadel in River Street.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:23:20 PM
River Great Ouse.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:22:18 PM
St Paul's Church.

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Saturday 14th of June 2014 07:21:44 PM