Commercial Road in the 1980s captured by Steve Spurgin.
Commercial Road in the 1980s captured by Steve Spurgin.

Revealed: 14 unseen photos of Portsmouth in the 1980s

What first comes to mind when you think of the 1980s?

Sunday, 4th July 2021, 12:04 pm

Is it action movies staring Stalone and Schwarzenegger? Margaret Thatcher? Or something else?

These pictures capture what life looked like in Portsmouth during the decade.

All taken by photographer Steve Spurgin – and the majority were captured on his Pentax ME Super and then Super A cameras.

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