20 photos showing just how much Guildhall Walk has changed over the years

Few parts of Portsmouth have changed quite as much over the years as Guildhall Walk.

Tuesday, 13th August 2019, 6:32 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th August 2019, 12:54 pm
Guildhall Walk in July 1977

As one of the city centre’s busiest streets, it has been the home of some of Portsmouth’s most popular restaurants, theatres and nightclubs. Here are some rarely-seen photos we have found in our archives.

Site of the former Hippodrome theatre in February 1975
Sales assistant Tracey Ridge outside the College Bakery in October 1992

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Guildhall Walk in February 1994
Martine's in August 1991
Landlady Kim Welch outside the Yorkshire Grey pu
Martine's nightclub in March 1996, which later became Astoria
Guildhall Walk (date unknown)
The Theatre Royal in October 1956
O'Neills in March 1996
Guildhall Walk, a view from Guildhall Square in October 1995
Guildhall Walk in July 1993
Guildhall Walk, a view from Winston Churchill Avenue in September 1995
Yorkshire Grey in June 1995
The Yorkshire Grey in 1994
Guildhall Walk in October 1976
Site of former Hippodrome theatre in February 1975
Guildhall Walk in December 1976
Guildhall Walk in March 1972
Guildhall Walk in March 1980
Guildhall Walk in July 1977