No social distancing allowed! Southsea beach rammed | Nostalgia

Imagine trying to put two metres between each of these sun-worshippers on the beach at Southsea in 1982.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 12:10 pm
Crowds flock to Southsea beach to take advantage of the sun in July, 1982. The News PP5179

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An American loco on Southsea Miniature Railway. It ran from 1977 to 1984.
Vandals struck at the model village, Southsea in May 1980. Picture: The News PP890
Yachts competing in the Round the World race waiting off Southsea for the start gun, 1981. Picture: The News PP4546
Southsea Common, June 1981. Picture: The News PP1660