View from church tower shows Luton in 1966

St Mary's Church view, Luton
St Mary's Church view, Luton

There two photos were taken from St Mary’s Church tower in Luton back in September 1966.

The first is the electricity works which opened in 1901 and was finally demolished in 1972.

St Mary's Church view, Luton

St Mary's Church view, Luton

The other photo is the area now largely covered by the Arndale Centre/Mall which would be opened six years later, with the Grand Theatre in the distance in the middle of the picture.