The Tricorn

The Tricorn – 29 historic photos of the life and destruction of the great Portsmouth landmark

It was once voted the ugliest building in Britain, but for many people in Portsmouth the Tricorn was the home of many great memories.

15 years after it was taken down, we’ve had a look back through the archives and found these stunning pictures of the Tricorn as a shopping centre, its car park and then its eventual destruction.

The Tricorn
The Tricorn
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The old derelict flats above the Tricorn in January 1995
The old derelict flats above the Tricorn in January 1995
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The packed market in Tricorn
The packed market in Tricorn
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Tricorn Centre, Charlotte Street, soon after it opened in 1966
Tricorn Centre, Charlotte Street, soon after it opened in 1966
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