Ladbrokes and Nationwide can be seen in this photo. Date unknown.

27 rarely-seen photos showing North End's transformation in the last 50 years

Remember shopping at Safeway? Or what about Presto before that?

North End – and in particular London Road – has undergone a lot of change over the last 50 years, with old shops closing and new ones opening up. We’ve had a look through the archives to find some rarely-seen photos from years gone by.

Remember these shops? London Road in 1975.
Remember these shops? London Road in 1975.
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Western Hart in London Road in 1980
Western Hart in London Road in 1980
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Busy traffic in 1971
Busy traffic in 1971
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North End shops in 1975
North End shops in 1975
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