Commercial Road, Portsmouth, flooded after a rainstorm in 1911
Commercial Road, Portsmouth, flooded after a rainstorm in 1911

10 shocking Portsmouth flooding scenes from the past

There have been a few times Portsmouth has seriously flooded – probably the most memorable being in 1910, 1911 and 1929. Here are a few of those occasions when the unexpected happened.

Wednesday, 8th December 2021, 5:12 pm

Some of the included images in this selection are Pier Road under quite a bit of water, andGuildhall Square after torrential rain in 1911. The selection also includes Broad Street flooding where boats were used to get around Old Portsmouth in 1910, and a couple of images of Commercial Road flooded of 1911.

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