16 best images of Southsea between 1980 to 1985

Here are some fabulous images to enjoy from the 1980’s.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 2:43 pm
Crowds flock to Southsea beach to take advantage of the sun in July, 1982. The News PP5179
Crowds flock to Southsea beach to take advantage of the sun in July, 1982. The News PP5179

In this selection you will see Southsea Model Village damage after vandals had struck in 1980, the Taswell Arms when it was still a pub in 1981, Southsea beach absolutely packed in 1982 and the Round the World Race yachts off the seafront in 1981.

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New Theatre Royal, Southsea, July 1983. Picture: The News Portsmouth

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The flowers beside the D-Day memorial in Southsea, July 1982. The News PP5177
Walt's Waltzer at Clarence Pier funfair, July 1983. The News PP5598
The yachts for the Round the World race pictured waiting off Southsea before the race, 1981. The News PP4546
Mrs Campbell teaching form Ic in 1980 at Mayville High School
Winter Road, Southsea, in 1984. The News PP1936
An American loco on Southsea Miniature Railway. It ran from 1977 to 1984.
A long row of sun chairs on Southsea seafront in August 1982. The News PP4157
The Taswell Arms, Southsea in January 1981. The News PP1557
Nina s Surplus store, Southsea was shutting after 42 years on 19 August 2020. Pictured: Maurice Anderson outside the shop in 1980.
Southsea Castle April 1985. Picture: The News Portsmouth
Vandals struck at the Model Village, Southsea in May 1980. The News PP890
Southsea Common in June 1981. The News PP1660
Fawcett Road, Southsea in May 1984. The News PP1218
Aspex Gallery, Brougham Road, Southsea, the interior pictured during an exhibition in 1980.