These photographs were shared with Our Stevenage by amateur photographer Martin Woodrow. Do they spark any memories for you? Do share them below.
This is where the B197, North Rd, goes over Martins Way, the northernmost and last-built of the E-W major roads, under construction in the photo, at 51°55’04.2″N 0°12’30.3″W.
Bus stop on the north side of Cutty’s Lane, Bedwell.
St George’s Church spire
The spire of St. George’s Church (now St. George and St. Andrew’s) in the foreground and Marshgate car park and The Towers high-rise block beyond.
Six Hills Way
Six Hills Way, looking west, showing cycle track and underpass under Homestead Moat, SG1.
One of the two sister blocks, Brent Court and Harrow Court on Silam Road, Bedwell, under construction.
New St. Nicholas School
Does anyone remember attending the St Nicholas School? What was it like? Follow the link to see a picture of the original school on North Road.
High Plash high-rise block on Cutty’s Lane, SG1.
View across Town Centre Gardens (commonly known as the Duck Pond) to Harrow Court high-rise.
King Pin, Archer Rd, by unknown artist. Find out more about this sculpture.
Swings and roundabout at King George V Playing Fields, pavilion and tennis courts in the background.
Martin writes: “The Trailer Library would be towed round to various locations in the new town where it would be open for a day sometimes two and then moved on to another location. The Land Rover was also used to deliver books etc around the North and East regions of Hertfordshire. The driver’s name was Bill but I’m afraid I don’t remember his surname.”