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Wow,You've grown a beard since I last saw you Ian  slywink

 

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County Sales, Corn Exchange.Clinton Rooms....53433-1-280-99999-unpad.jpgThurland Street..the double kerb was the tunnel engineers idea.

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1949, The Market square.942623-684357228247213-10928218-n.jpgDuke of Edinburgh inspects men during his quincentenary visit.

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The caption states this aerial view of Midland Station is 1917.2-NTGM011328-Copy.jpgI am doubtful..where is our elusive YMCA hut?..the gasometers on Great Northern Close can be seen near the Low Level Station.

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Phil the Greek ( not driving!!)..with Princess Elizabeth.2-NTGM010601-Copy.jpg1949 once again..this time at Station St.Carrington St.junction.

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DW6-VWam-Ws-AA8-Me-B.jpgCatfan asked about Cleveland Petrol.carey-mckinlay-nottingham-forest-1966.jp.John Carey tops up a Gazelle at Bobby McKinlay's Petrol Station on Wollaton Street.1966.

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Local MP addresses Turneys Leather workers from their truck...10644668-1091662560850009-22372544669701Mid 1930's.

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An S55?...S55-helicopter-1956.jpgThe helicopter shuttle service from Colwick to Birmingham did'nt last long.

1956 here.

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Forest service station, Woolaton street Nottingham,  a common spelling mistake for people not from Nottingham and who have only heard the name spoken, must be our Nottingham accent

 

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To further confuse this Woolaton/Wollaton thing is that Woollaton Street is just off Hucknall High Street.

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Think it's the one that runs from the top of Derby road down towards the Theatre royal Jonab

 

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55 minutes ago, plantfit said:

Forest service station, Woolaton street Nottingham,  a common spelling mistake for people not from Nottingham and who have only heard the name spoken, must be our Nottingham accent

 

Rog

As a fifreen year old, I worked there as an apprentice.

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2 hours ago, plantfit said:

Think it's the one that runs from the top of Derby road down towards the Theatre royal Jonab

 

Rog

Sorry if I've caused confusion but, I don't understand your comment.

I was making a statement of fact regarding Woollaton Street in Hucknall and it being a third interpretation of the spelling of the words under discussion.

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Sorry Jonab, thought you were enquiring as to the location of Wollaton street

 

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On 2/28/2019 at 12:54 AM, IAN123. said:

 

The caption states this aerial view of Midland Station is 1917.

 

I am doubtful.. where is our elusive YMCA hut?..the gasometers on Great Northern Close can be seen near the Low Level Station.

 

2-NTGM011328-Copy.jpg

 

1927 according to a photo in the same sequence, picture no 10, from here; https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/gallery/pictures-show-how-carrington-street-2564509

 

 

 

 

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Thanks Stuart..i had doubts myself...sometimes the descriptions are unrealible .

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Construction of the YMCA was delayed due to war..it was finally finished in 1944.1175750-713287448687524-615013913-n.jpgwe knew Blacks Of Greenock simply as the 'Scout Shop'.

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I really miss our citys flowers in bloom.10360466-1096714183678180-35828556054330Blundells to the right of the Bell Pub.

Laings moved from here and joined forces with Hickling Wines & Spirits on St.James's Street.

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The YWCA on Shakespeare St.held fabulous cake sale days...and cheap!12365944-1230295726986691-48310077118138Cannot recall that circular turret at the top of Shakespeare Villas.

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When you see the quality of stonework in buildings such as this on the left...it really makes you wonder what the planners were on in the swinging 60's.56493-1-280-99999-unpad.jpgDrury Hill,1949

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