Cars parked on Fareham High Street on June 22 1971. The News PP3169
Cars parked on Fareham High Street on June 22 1971. The News PP3169

18 memories to bring you back to Fareham in the 1970s

It was a time of the Ford Escort MK1, the Raleigh Chopper bike, Stretch Armstrong.

By Deborah Croker
Thursday, 13th August 2020, 2:14 pm

David Bowie's Diamond Dogs album was popular and so were Moon boots and Bell bottom flares!

It was also the time Fareham Police Station was being completed in 1979. It snowed in 1970 and there were floods in 1976 when the River Wallington burst its banks and again in 1979.

In 1975 films including The Drowning Pool and The Omega Man were being shown at the cinema.

We have had a dig through the archives to find some of our favourite photos from Fareham in the 1970s.

What are your memories of Fareham?

The majority of images are available to purchase should you wish to do so on our Photosales section, or you can call 0330 403 0033 or email [email protected]

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