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Dunstable and Houghton Regis

Aerial views

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September 1933:View extending from the West Street area, through the Dunstable town centre crossroads with the Red Lion Hotel to the left and the Methodist Church to the right, beyond the Priory to open fields beyond the Church Street railway station.

A view of similar vintage to the one above, looking south along High Street, Dunstable.

1931: One of the first aerial views published in the Dunstable Gazette, reproduced from microfilm.

July 1955: Dunstable town centre with the old Town Hall and before development of the north-east quadrant. G862M

July 1955: Church Street from the junction with High Street (left) to Church Street railway station, with the Priory as the central feature. G861M

August 1955: Houghton Regis with the adjacent ancient Tithe Barn. The Green is to the right.

July 1961: Houghton Regis cement works with the quarry in the foreground. G3818X

August 1955: Houghton Hall and Hought Regis village green. G1539M

August 1955: Chiltern Road, Dunstable, with the old Bennett's brewery buildings at the junction with High Street North. Tower Hous, the old High Street drill hall and the home of Sir Lionel Preston are among the buildings which have since been demolished. G1542M

August 1955: The Dunstable Vauxhall factory under construction in Boscombe Road. G1546MIf you have any comments, or have any old photographs

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July 1968: Houghton Regis and the Tithe Farm Estate with the Bedford Square shopping centre opened two years earlier by actress Hattie Jacques. GG1312M

July 1968: View towards Dunstable's town centre crossroads from behind the Quadrant shopping centre, opened two years earlier by comedian Bob Monkhouse. GG1313M

August 1961: Tithe Farm Estate, Houghton Regis. G3811X

July 1969: View from Katherine Drive across Dunstable Road and Jeans Way, Dunstable, to Blows Down. AW7503P

July 1968: Dunstable town centre with the Quadrant shopping centre and Quadrant House in the foreground, the Queensway Hall right and St Mary's Roman Catholic Church in the distance, left. GG1316M

July 1968: Houghton Regis cement works. GG1305M

Undated view along High Street South towards Dunstable - probably in 1920s.

July 1968: St Mary's Roman Catholic Church in West Street, Dunstable, plus a view stretching beyond High Street North. GG1310M

August 1955: Grove House Gardens and bandstand, Dunstable. G1549M

May 1963: London Gliding Club on Dunstable Downs. JK5151A

 
 
 

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