The Post War History of Leicester 1945-1962

Title

The Post War History of Leicester 1945-1962

Subject

The Post War History of Leicester 1945-1962

Description

Items relating to the Post War History of Leicester 1945-1962

Creator

Colin Hyde

Source

East Midlands Oral History Archive

Publisher

Colin Hyde

Date

23/05/2018

Contributor

Colin Hyde

Rights

Creative Commons

Format

Multimedia

Language

English

Type

Multimedia

Collection Items

Doll (Doris) Oliver and Brenda Brewster recall the St Nicholas Circle area in the 1940s

A photo of the Blue Boar Hotel on Southgate Street
A photo of the Blue Boar Hotel on Southgate Street taken in 1965

A photo of the Mass Radiography Centre on Castle Street
A photo of the Mass Radiography Centre on Castle Street taken during its demolition.

A view across St Nicholas Circle in 1970
A photo taken from Castle Street looking across St Nicholas Circle to St Nicholas Church in 1970

A view of Lower Redcross Street
A photo of buildings on Lower Redcross Street

Photo of Applegate Street in 1962
A photo of Applegate Street taken in 1962 from West Bridge showing the West End Coffee Bar, formally the Mitre & Keys pub.

Photo of blacksmith
A photo of the blacksmith Benjamin Herbert in the yard of the Mitres & Keys pub c. 1890

Photo of Carey's Cottage
A photo of the front of Carey's Cottage at 10 Harvey Lane.

Photo of the Roman Café on St Nicholas Square
A photo of the Roman Café at the junction of St Nicholas Square and St Nicholas Street.

Photo of the Dryad shop on St Nicholas Street
A photo of the Dryad shop on St Nicholas Street, taken from Holy Bones in 1953. Features decorations for the Coronation.
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