View of newly built civic centre, Swansea. Date unknown.
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King's College, Cambridge. January 1920.
EPW000057 © English Heritage
Sgurr a' Mhuilinn, Strathconon Forest. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing north-west. October 1948.
SAW019841 © Crown copyright. RCAHMS
High Street, Oxford. May 1920.
EPW000847 © English Heritage
Wembley Stadium, F A Cup Final. 1935.
In this game Sheffield Wednesday beat West Bromwich Albion by four goals to two. The Cierva autogyro in the foreground was flown by Scotland Yard, experimenting with air observation to monitor crowds.
EPW046905 © English Heritage
George's Stage and the Three Graces, Liverpool. July 1920.
EPW003065 © English Heritage
Victoria Dock, West Waterloo Dock and East Waterloo Dock, Liverpool. July 1920.
EPW003069 © English Heritage
St Paul's Cathedral, London. March 1921.
EPW005922 © English Heritage
Durham Miners Gala. July 1948.
Ref: Aerofilms c19903 © English Heritage
A clifftop campsite, Crimdon Park. 1946.
EAW002148 © English Heritage
West Pier, Brighton. April 1927.
EPW017756 © English Heritage
The Thames Floods. March 1947.
One of the most severe floods of the 20th Century the Thames Floods were caused by 117mm (4.6 inches) of precipitation triggered by thawing snow following a harsh winter. It is estimated that just over 100,000 properties were flooded. The floods peaked after a week and took another 10 days to subside completely, leaving immediate damage estimated by Clement Attlee's Labour government at £12m (around £300m in current values).
EAW003697 © English Heritage
Construction of new housing around Manica Crescent, Fazakerley. July 1927.
EPW018938 © English Heritage
Chatsworth House, Chatsworth. July 1927.
EPW018970 © English Heritage
Blackpool Tower and the Winter Gardens, Blackpool. July 1920.
The Winter Gardens, together with the Tower and its attendant buildings, established Blackpool as the premier seaside resort in England. It is a vast entertainment complex containing a number of individual elements built round a pre-existing house over a long period between 1875 and 1939. Since completion in 1894 the Blackpool Tower had not been painted properly and the steelwork had started to corrode. Between 1921 and 1924 all of the steelwork was renewed.
EPW002059 © English Heritage
Highclere Castle, Highclere. August 1928.
EPW022625 © English Heritage
The Bryant & May Match Factory, Bow, London. January 1920.
Redeveloped into residential accommodation in the 1980’s the Bryant & May Match Factory was the site of the Match Girls Strike in 1888 that culminated in the establishment of the first British trade union for women. At its peak it’s said there were more than 3000 women and girls working at this site.
EPW005224 © English Heritage
Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder. August 1930.
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Densely packed housing, Kensal Rise, London. March 1921.
Kensal Rise or Kensal Green was a small hamlet at the beginning of the 19th century. However, the construction of 2 railway lines facilitated growth into a London suburb. Extensive housing development followed such as the building of these terraces.
EPW005601 © English Heritage
Queen Mary, River Clyde, Clydebank. Crowds on the river bank watch the first voyage of the newly-built RMS Queen Mary. March 1936.
SPW049800 © English Heritage
Forth Rail Bridge and Inch Garvie, Firth of Forth. August 1937.
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White Horse and Hunter's Lodge, Mormond Hill. August 1939.
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Crystal Palace, Penge. May 1928.
EPW021373 © English Heritage
Windsor Castle, Windsor. August 1928.
EPW022596 © English Heritage
Hams Hall A Power Station under construction, Curdworth. 1928.
EPW023687 © English Heritage
Newport, south Wales. Date Unknown.
WPW000953 © Crown copyright. RCAHMW