Havant - a town built around a Roman road - in pictures | Nostalgia

Here is another selection of historic pictures of Havant town centre culled from The News archives.

By Deborah Croker
Wednesday, 8th June 2022, 6:46 pm
Updated Wednesday, 8th June 2022, 6:48 pm

The town grew up around a Roman road which would eventually become the A27 – before it by-passed the town completely.

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Looking across the A27 to South Street, Havant, in the 1940s or '50s. Picture: Ralph Cousins collection.

This one is Havant in the Past

And this one is all about Havant at the turn of the last century

Park Road North, Havant, in the 1960s taken from the top of the railway bridge. Picture: Ralph Cousins' collection.
West Street, Havant, at the turn of the last century. Picture: Ralph Cousins' postcard collection.
North Street, Havant, with The George Inn on the left. Picture: Ralph Cousins collection.
The signal box just outside Havant station in 1910. It was built in 1876, in New Lane. Picture: Ralph Cousins collection.
Looking north up North Street, Havant, with the A27 passing left to right. Picture: Ralph Cousins' postcard collection.