Mike Castellano was not too pleased about his car after the Great Storm in October 1987. The News PP4119
Mike Castellano was not too pleased about his car after the Great Storm in October 1987. The News PP4119

This is what Portsmouth looked like after the Great Storm and other scenes from 1987

Portsmouth has changed a lot since 1987 – what were you doing 33 years ago?

Friday, 15th October 2021, 5:27 pm

In this gallery you will see photos from the great storm of October in that year, which caused a substantial amount of damage to the area,

There are also historic glimpses of Pompey football and when the Queen paid a visit to Old Portsmouth.

If you enjoy this gallery take a look at our photo features from Portsmouth in 1990 and1992.

What are your memories of Portsmouth in the 80s?

The majority of images are available to purchase should you wish to do so on our Photosales section, or you can call 0330 403 0033 or email [email protected]

Join our new Portsmouth Retro Facebook group to find more fascinating photos and memories from Portsmouth’s past.

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