NOSTALGIA: Aerial picture shows Portsmouth Guildhall before the square was created

Guildhall Square by Jim Bramble
Guildhall Square by Jim Bramble
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Here’s one of the late Jim Bramble’s great aerial pictures of Portsmouth past.

It was taken before the redevelopment of Guildhall Square in the 1970s and while there was still a branch line from Portsmouth and Southsea rail station into the dockyard.