Then & Now

Empty Plot of Liggins Bakery – Then & Now

This somewhat forlorn picture shows the final stages of clearing the plot of the former Liggins’ Bakery site at the junction of Park Hill and Stoneleigh Road. A Midland Red bus turns from Park Hill into Albion Street and a Renault 5 starts the steep climb up the hill. Behind can be seen the 1970s… Read More Empty Plot of Liggins Bakery – Then & Now

Then & Now

Demolition of Prefabs – Then & Now

This pair of Then & Now images shows the demolition of the estate of post-war prefabricated houses (or ‘prefabs’), just off Stoneleigh Road in the mid 1970s and the housing estate that replaced them, shot in 2016. In case you are struggling to place the scene, the modern day vantage point is at the junction… Read More Demolition of Prefabs – Then & Now