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  • Photographs of Little Eaton, Derby, England by Andy Savage
    the Derby Canal Coal was mined at the Denby Collieries and Trains were used to bring it down to the canal for loading onto barges so it could then be brought into Derby and other cities on the river Derwent The Little Eaton gangway was closed in 1908 Many of the items from this era remain to this day There is a location map located in the village which shows you where to find them As you drive into Little Eaton from Derby on Alfreton Road B6179 the first thing you come to is Derby Garden Centre on the right side of the road Derby Garden Centre is massive it has a great restaurant called The Clocktower Restaurant A pet and Aquarium centre too as well as the usual garden centre items you would expect to see Photo Description Little Eaton shops Date photo taken 28th October 2001 Other Information This is Little Eaton Post office A Newsagent and the local co op These are located on the main road in Little Eaton Photo Description The Queens Head pub Date photo taken 28th October 2001 Other Information This is the Queens Head pub Update for 2011 The Queens Head Pub at 131 Alfreton Road Little Eaton is now run by The Derby Brewing Company It was reopened on Thursday 17th November 2011 following a 175 000 rennovation project Photo Description Little Eaton Primary school Date photo taken 28th October 2001 Other Information This is the Primary school Photo Description United Reformed Church Date photo taken 28th October 2001 Other Information This is Little Eaton s United Reformed Church It was built in 1843 Photo Description The Blacksmith s yard Date photo taken 28th October 2001 Other Information This is a working Blacksmith s in Little Eaton Photo Description Millennium stonework

    Original URL path: http://www.derbyphotos.co.uk/areas_i_o/littleeaton.htm (2016-02-09)
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  • Then and now photographs of Derby and Derbyshire by Andy Savage
    Details about the two photos used in each then and now presentation Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Breadsall Railway Station view Breadsall Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN BREADSAL1 106 Details This view shows the former Breadsall Railway Station in the village of Derbyshire In photo A you can see the Signal Box and the Railway station on the platform The same view today has changed drastically All that remains of the station and platform is a pile of moss covered bricks If you visit this location and have a hunt around for clues then you will see that there is a layer of Tarmac amongst all the trees which would have been the top of the platform Just out of shot to the right of Photo B you will find a concrete post with a hinge pin on it on this used to hang a white gate similar to the one you can see in the photo DP OLDGDC 02 on here It took me quite a while to locate this exact location as so much has changed in 60 years and references are few and far between Photo A taken 1945 Photo B taken 17th June 2005 Time elapsed 60 years Exact Map Location click HERE I would like to thank Graham Dewsbury for providing Photo A See his other photos on my page here Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Portland Arms pub Normanton Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN PORTLAND 107 Details This view shows the former Portland Arms public house This pub was located at 53 Pear Tree Street which was the corner of Pear Tree street and Prince s Street The pub was a beerhouse at first then obtained a full licence in 1930 when it was rebuilt to include 4 extra cottages making it a very large public house The pub closed in 1975 and was Demolished in 1977 The square of land on which the pub and houses stood was cleared some time after 1985 Today this area is used as a playing field for local football teams If you know any more details on when the houses were cleared etc then please drop me a line Note that there are several books by Maxwell Craven which say it was located at 89 Prince s street having done some research on this I have confirmed that these are wrong Number 89 is part way down the street and on the opposite side The correct location is definitely 53 Pear Tree Street Photo A taken 1937 Photo B taken 5th November 2005 Time elapsed 68 years Exact Map Location click HERE I would like to thank Derby Local Studies Library and www picturethepast org uk for allowing me to use Photo A Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Blue Bell pub Uttoxeter Old road Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN BLUEBELL 108 Details This view shows the former Blue Bell public house as seen from the end

    Original URL path: http://www.derbyphotos.co.uk/thenandnow/page22.htm (2016-02-09)
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  • Index to Your memories and Stories of Derby and Derbyshire.
    tell or would like to share your memories with readers please drop me a line first To contact me please use the query option 3 Your memories initial contact for an initial contact Please do not send your stories using the contact page directly List of stories and memories by YOU To read any of these just click on a title link below Tales from the toolroom by Peter Slater

    Original URL path: http://www.derbyphotos.co.uk/yourmemories/index.htm (2016-02-09)
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  • Then and now photographs of Derby and Derbyshire by Andy Savage
    to see the previous and next set of five fading images Would you like to see even more fading photos like these well use these links here to get to other sets of photos Main index of Then and now photos Next set of 5 photos Thumbnail view The thumbnail shows the view today Details about the two photos used in the Then and now Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description St Mary s Bridge view Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN SMB 01 Details St Mary s bridge was built 1789 91 and it runs alongside the 14th century chapel of saint Mary s Saint Alkmunds church built 1846 was located in an area called Bridgegate which was cleared in 1967 to make way for Derby inner ring road Things to look for Demolition of Saint Alkmunds church In 2008 work was started on a 25m 226 bedroom Jurys Inn hotel on the former Bridgegate BMW site this will mean that this view will not look the same soon Photo A taken 1948 Photo B taken 2003 Time elapsed 55 years Exact Map Location click HERE Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Derby Hippodrome Theatre Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN DHT 02 Details The Derby Hippodrome is located on Green Lane in the centre of Derby it opened on 20th July 1914 and was a popular venue in its time Even the late Eric Morecambe performed there he stopped in a caravan parked at the top of Babington Lane Things to look for The overall fabric of this building changes very little in 89 years The dome has been replaced The metalwork which holds the Hippodrome sign remains Photo A taken 1914 August Photo B taken 2003 April Time elapsed 89 years Exact Map Location click HERE I would like to thank John Taylor for providing photo A For more information on the Hippodrome please visit www derbyhippodrome co uk You can take a look around the inside of this building in 2001 when it was still a bingo hall by clicking HERE For more info on this venue check out the following book Dream Palaces of Derby by Sam Winfield pages 101 to 110 Update March 30th 2008 It would appear that this building is not going to survive recent damage looks like I may have to do a new then and now Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Derby Market Hall view inside Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN DMH 03 Details Derby s Market Hall was built in 1864 The then image was taken by F W Scarratt who s shop can be seen on the other side of the Market hall Things to look for The single span roof of 220 feet by 112 feet does not change in the 83 years that pass but the layout of the stalls change from four to three and with covered roofs to them Photo A taken 1936 postcard Photo B

    Original URL path: http://www.derbyphotos.co.uk/thenandnow/page01.htm (2016-02-09)
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  • Then and now photographs of Derby and Derbyshire by Andy Savage
    the middle of the island outside Strutts pub On the left side of Photo A is the Congregational Chapel built 1846 at the time the photo was taken it was a cinema converted in 1935 In August 1961 despite many protests the cinema had to close under a compulsory purchase order to make way for the widening of Derby s new Traffic Street inner ring road Today there are lots of changes at this view as the former Main Centre was demolished in 2006 for the new Eagle Centre expansion by Westfield When you look at the construction of modern buildings you can t but think how long they expect them to last If the 1846 building had not been demolished I bet it would still be standing now where as I can not imagine the new Eagle Centre with its steel sub structure will be around for more than 30 years On the right side of both photos the small building of Castlefields church can be seen originally called Derby Town Mission Visit the Castlefields Church website for more information by clicking here Photo A taken 1936 Postcard Photo B taken 17th April 2006 Time elapsed 70 years Map Location Click HERE Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description High Street off London Road Derby Image Reference No DP TAN HIGHSTREET 127 Details This is a view of High Street which is off London Road near Midland Road In Photo A you can see that this street used to be somewhat longer than today it used to connect to Osmaston Road at the top This street along with others such as Clifton street Bloomfield Street Regent street and Litchurch Street were all demolished about 1975 In both photos the one and only building that does remain at the bottom of High street at 156 160 London Road is Bob Minion they set up business in Derby in 1925 on Canal Street they moved to the current location in 1964 A family run business and the oldest Honda motorbike dealer in the U K Photo A taken 1964 Photo B taken 17th April 2006 Time elapsed 42 years Map Location Click HERE Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Lord Belper pub Abbey Street Derby Image Reference No DP TAN ABBEYSTREET1 128 Details This is a view of where the bottom of Spa Lane meets Abbey Street Abbey Street is the longest street in Derby and probably the straightest too In photo A you see that this corner was occupied by the Lord Belper pub this pub closed down in January 1962 and demolished a few months later As you can see today the building has been replaced with a small garden surrounded by railings All of the terraced houses in the background of photo A have all been replaced with modern housing Now the pub has gone you get a clear view of Tatlers Printers when driving up Abbey Street Tatlers was founded in 1926 by William Tatler and

    Original URL path: http://www.derbyphotos.co.uk/thenandnow/page26.htm (2016-02-09)
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  • Polls Page - Whats your screen resolution?
    5 At the top of this panel click on the tab labelled Settings 6 This will show the current display settings which you are using on your computer 7 On this panel there is a section showing Screen area indicated on this screenshot by an arrow 8 Below the slider is YOUR CURRENT SCREEN RESOLUTION In this example it is 1024 x 768 pixels 9 It is possible to alter

    Original URL path: http://www.derbyphotos.co.uk/polls/screen_res.htm (2016-02-09)
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  • The Derby and Derbyshire Message board on www.derbyphotos.co.uk
    such file or directory in home derbypho public html messageboard topframe php on line 31 Warning include C Domains derbyphotos co uk wwwroot cgi bin counter php failed to open stream No such file or directory in home derbypho public html messageboard topframe php on line 31 Warning include Failed opening C Domains derbyphotos co uk wwwroot cgi bin counter php for inclusion include path usr lib php usr local

    Original URL path: http://www.derbyphotos.co.uk/messageboard/topframe.php (2016-02-09)
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  • Quiz on Derby, England by Andy Savage - Do you know your Derby?
    Photographs questions and answers on this site are copyright Andy Savage and may not be used on another site in any form If you wish to link to this Derby quiz then please let me know I will be happy to help you THE QUESTIONS Please wait for ALL pictures to load before clicking on Click here for the answer otherwise it will stop the remaining pictures showing If this does happen just press F5 and they will fill in quickly Are you ready for the Quiz Derby knowledge Question 6 Is photo altered to hide any clues NO a What building would you find this ornate top on b What is this building used for today Click here for the answer If the above is text is PURPLE then you have not looked at the answer yet If it is GREEN it means you have looked at the answer The Answer window will show for 10 seconds and close automatically If it does not close after 10 seconds please close it yourself before moving to the next question Derby knowledge Question 7 Is photo altered to hide any clues NO a Where would you find this painting Click here for the answer If the above is text is PURPLE then you have not looked at the answer yet If it is GREEN it means you have looked at the answer The Answer window will show for 10 seconds and close automatically If it does not close after 10 seconds please close it yourself before moving to the next question Derby knowledge Question 8 Is photo altered to hide any clues NO a Where would you find this clock b What year was it built Click here for the answer If the above is text is PURPLE then you have

    Original URL path: http://www.derbyphotos.co.uk/quiz/derbyquiz2.htm (2016-02-09)
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