Portsmouth poll tax demo in April 1990. The News PP168
Portsmouth poll tax demo in April 1990. The News PP168

29 photos to take you back to Portsmouth in 1990

A lot of us of a certain age will remember Paul Gascoigne’s tears in 1990, but what do you remember about what happened in Portsmouth that year?

By Deborah Croker
Friday, 14th August 2020, 1:48 pm

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.

Last week we had a look back at Portsmouth in 1980 and today we continue our series with a glimpse into what the city was like in 1990.

What are your memories of 1990 in Portsmouth?

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