Portsmouth poll tax demo in April 1990. The News PP168
As our collection of photos below show, the city enjoyed a visit from Princess Diana to start the decade. Crowds gathered to welcome back sailors on HMS Gloucester and the old brewery in Queen Street was demolished.
What are your memories of 1990 in Portsmouth?
Teenagers learning to juggle outside the Portsmouth Guildhall on August 28 1990. The News PP3662 Guy Whittingham playing for Pompey against Sheffield United in 1990. The News 6956-3 Wykeham House School infants with Fireman Sam in June 1990. HMS Gloucester passing the Round Tower as it leaves Portsmouth Harbour in 1990. The News PP4765 Diana visiting the Eastney Community Centre in October 1990. Picture: The News PP185 Fratton Park fences in March 1990. The News PP410 Poll tax demonstration from Portsmouth Polytechnic outside the city magistrates' court in October 1990. The News PP1082 Work being carried out to repair the cross on top of the St John's RC Cathedral in April 1990. Picture: The News PP1466 The soon-to-demolished Whitbread brewery in Queen Street, Portsea, in February 1990. The News PP1430 The demolition of the Whitbread brewery in Queen Street, Portsea in May 1990. The News PP1431 A revamped No Man's Land Fort, Spithead in June 1990. The News PP1543 Enjoying fireworks at the Royal Navy Families bonfire night at Whale Island, November 5 1990. The News PP3195 Eastney beach in December 1990. The News PP1694 Portsmouths' own Elephant Vacuum Cleaner in Southsea Common carpark on April 6 1990. The News PP3133 A tranquil day at the Historic Dockyard on May 18 1990. The News PP3023 An Indian-American man who took part in the sacred run for Earth and Life at The Mountbatten Centre on August 7 1990. The News PP3633 Former Portsmouth FC player Gary Stevens on the pitch on August 11, 1990. The News PP3996 Guildhall Square, Portsmouth in November 1990. The News PP3938 Former Portsmouth MP David Martin visits Manor First School in January 1990. The News PP3771 Heavy traffic along the M27 on April 12, 1990. The News PP3721 Demolition of former brewery on Queen Street on February 28, 1990. The News PP4056 The greyhounds being walked around the stadium, Tipner, Portsmouth in November 1990. The News PP4177 Portsmouth to Portsmouth, USA, in aid of Elizabeth foundation, 1990. The News PP5639 Portsea Venture playground for the children of Aylward Street, Portsmouth in September 1990. The News PP4420 People give a wave to the returning sailors aboard HMS Gloucester in August 1990. The News PP4764 Employees of St Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth, are proud of the new Prostatic microwave machine, 1990. The News PP5080 Bollards restricting market traders at the Tricorn, Portsmouth 1990. The News PP5239 The exterior of Portsmouth's Tricorn in 1990. The News PP5238 Portsmouth poll tax demo in April 1990. The News PP168