A famous Portsmouth street in pictures | Nostalgia

Edinburgh Road, Portsmouth, is one of the most famous and certainly most recognisable streets in the city.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 2:13 pm
The bar at the Trafalgar Institute, Edinburgh Road. Picture: Barry Cox postcard collection.
The bar at the Trafalgar Institute, Edinburgh Road. Picture: Barry Cox postcard collection.

We have been rooting around in the archives for pictures showing the street in good times and bad.

To see the whole collection, click here.

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How many of you can remember the Arcade in Edinburgh Road? Picture: Barry Cox collection

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Edinburgh Road during the blitz.
Bishop's House, St John's Cathedral, Edinburgh Road, 1972. Picture: The News PP5700
Out-muster from the dockyard, 1939. Dockyardmen head home for their lunch break turning from Edinburgh Road into Commercial Road. Picture: Getty