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http://www.penninehorizons.org/Omeka_photos/DPC00449.jpg
The date on the reverse of this card is 1940 and the buildings on the left remain today, although they are very much cleaner. The buildings on the right were all demolished to make way for the Woolshops development in the 1980s. The building to the…

http://www.penninehorizons.org/Omeka_photos/DPC00429.jpg
This view is the lower end of Union Street with Westgate on the right (sign visible above the gent leaning on the lamp-post). The shop fronts on the left remain today, the date of the picture is probably the 1920s. The cobbles and tramlines have…

http://www.penninehorizons.org/Omeka_photos/DPC00419.jpg
The view along this street bears no resemblance to today's scene apart from the lower end of the Borough Market on the right. The only building that remained after the redevelopment in the 1980s is on the right with the two gable ends and is now a…

http://www.penninehorizons.org/Omeka_photos/DPC00287.jpg
Unusually for old pictures, most of the buildings in this view are still there.
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