Former gates of glory and the old home of The News

Stanhope Road in the 1950s.  The Evening News and Hampshire Telegraph offices in Stanhope Road.
Stanhope Road in the 1950s. The Evening News and Hampshire Telegraph offices in Stanhope Road.
It would take  someone of the age of 55-plus to remember this scene along Commercial Road at the junction of Church Street.

NOSTALGIA: A Portsmouth scene unrecognisable today: Commercial Road in its pomp

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I suppose everyone must know of the former gates to the old town of Portsmouth: King James’s Gate holding sway in Burnaby Road, Lion Gate within the dockyard and Unicorn Gate, now the main gate into the dockyard at the end of Unicorn Road.

I suppose everyone must know of the former gates to the old town of Portsmouth: King James’s Gate holding sway in Burnaby Road, Lion Gate within the dockyard and Unicorn Gate, now the main gate into the dockyard at the end of Unicorn Road.