How the Guildhall used to be

Portsmouth Guildhall circa pre-1937
Portsmouth Guildhall circa pre-1937
A little fuzzy perhaps but here we see Portsdown Hill Road where it meets London Road. The George pub would be on the right behind the soldiers. 'Picture: Barry Cox Collection

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Apart from the Guildhall, the cenotaph and railway line everything here has disappeared.

Top right in this pre-1937 picture we see the Dockyard branch line curving away to run behind the old Evening News office. Just below is the Verrecchia ice cream parlour, loved by all and still missed.