Main route through Portsmouth has hardly changed since 1976

Goldsmith Avenue in Fratton during the long, hot summer of 1976.

Goldsmith Avenue in Fratton during the long, hot summer of 1976.

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These pictures were taken in Goldsmith Avenue, Fratton, Portsmouth, by Philip Pyke during that wonderfully long hot summer of 1976.

Philip, of Westwood Road, Hilsea, Portsmouth, says: ‘Nothing much has changed since then apart from the cars, the amount of traffic and the demise of the Danish Bacon processing plant.’

Goldsmith Avenue in Fratton during the long, hot summer of 1976.

Goldsmith Avenue in Fratton during the long, hot summer of 1976.

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