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  • Then and now photographs of Derby and Derbyshire by Andy Savage
    of this page or use the Previous and Next links below 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 Previous set of 5 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 Alvaston Library Crewton Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN AL 06 Details Alvaston library was founded in 1913 by the Carnegie UK Trust Designed by Arthur Eaton and was completed in 1916 but did not actually open until January 1920 In 1972 it ceased to be a library and was used as a store for Derby museum until it was demolished in 1978 Things to look for All that remains today is the entrance gate and some of the trees which have grown somewhat in 67 years In 2007 2008 this view changed again as Lakeside community primary school was built on this area Photo A taken 1936 Photo B taken February 7th 2003 Time elapsed 67 years Exact Map Location click HERE I would like to thank Derby Museum Art Gallery for allowing me to use Photo A There is also a THREE stage HD video of this then and now available to view on my YouTube channel Alvaston Library Three Stage then and now Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Cromford canal Cromford Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN CC1 07 Details This is a view of the former railway transshipment buildings at High Peak junction next to the Cromford canal This was where goods were exchanged between the boats and the wagons The building seen to the left in the old photo is Leawood Pumping station Things to look for The rail tracks vanish along with most of the crane just the central post of the crane remains Trees obscure the view of the Leawood pump Photo A taken June 1962 Photo B taken 26th July 2002 Time elapsed 40 years Exact Map Location click HERE Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Victoria mills Draycott Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN VMD 08 Details This is a well known Dracott landmark Victoria mills is a four story building which was completed in 1907 At the time this lace mill was the largest lace factory in Europe In 1948 J W Parry company moved into the building and by 1950 they were the largest independent producer of discharge lamp control gear in the UK JW Parry moved from the building in 1997 Today the mill is vacant having been given planning permission to convert it into 104 apartments with leisure centre Update Apartments now open Things to look for The building has pretty much remained the same in the last 60 years But the house to the

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  • Then and now photographs of Derby and Derbyshire by Andy Savage
    these presentations then please leave some comments for my guest book by using the link at the top right of this window This page is just one of many sets of then and now photographs to see others visit the index by clicking on the Then and now Home button at the top of this page or use the Previous and Next links below 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 Previous set of 5 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 Markeaton Brook walk westend Derby Image Reference No DP TAN MBW1 11 Details This is a view of Markeaton Brook walk looking west towards St Johns church Things to look for The original bridge across Markeaton brook is replaced with a modern one but in the same place The original mill buildings on the left are replaced with other mill buildings Derby Tape mill Photo A taken 1920 Photo B taken 26th December 2002 Time elapsed 82 years Exact Map Location click HERE Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description 2 Camden Street Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN 2CS 12 Details This building at 2 Camden Street The Rowditch Derby is known as Marchington House In 1880 it was the home of Charles Annie Riley and was also the premises for Rileys Pure Milk Dairy Today it is the Fish Net chip shop Things to look for The chimney stacks vanish The bottom right window has been reduced in height from the top and bottom Photo A taken 1880 Photo B taken 6th May 2003 Time elapsed 123 years Exact Map Location click HERE I would like to thank Tim Webb for providing photo A Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description The Morledge view Derby Image Reference No DP TAN MV 13 Details This is a view of the Morledge looking towards the Guildhall and Derby Cathedral Things to look for The clock tower of the Guildhall remains as do the buildings on the left and the fountain but all the buildings on the corner of what was Tenant street get demolished Amongst these was The new market vaults pub which was built as the star vaults in 1869 To the right of the pub was Sam Adams shop a tripe dresser The next shop along was Milne s a mans outfitters These shops were all cleared in April 1972 This scene has changed quite a lot even since I took my picture in 2003 The Derby Quad building would now block your view of Derby Cathedral Photo A taken 1960s postcard Photo B taken 20th April 2003 Time elapsed 43 years Exact Map Location click

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  • Then and now photographs of Derby and Derbyshire by Andy Savage
    one of many sets of then and now photographs to see others visit the index by clicking on the Then and now Home button at the top of this page or use the Previous and Next links below 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 Previous set of 5 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 Varsity pub Friar gate Derby Image Reference No DP TAN VPF 16 Details This is a view of Varsity pub which opened on 27th Nov 2002 It is located at 20 23 Friar Gate which are grade II listed buildings During refurbishment work an 18th Century bakery complete with clay oven was found at the rear of the premises which had previously been shops This has been restored and incorporated into the interior as a feature Things to look for Aside from the obvious notice the leaves that appear on the tree branch top centre are exactly lined up This pub has since changed its name as The Almanac which opened its doors on the 20th May 2011 Photo A taken 14th July 2002 Photo B taken 26th December 2002 Time elapsed 5 months Exact Map Location click HERE Google Streetview Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description The Green Findern Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN TGF 17 Details Scene showing the Green at Findern Things to look for The shop expands to the right Benches appear The bus stop shed vanishes Photo A taken 1965 Photo B taken 21st February 2003 Time elapsed 38 Years Exact Map Location click HERE I would like to thank Jason Buck at Francis Frith for allowing me to use Photo A in this way You can buy Photo A from the Francis Frith website by clicking HERE Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Kedleston Road view Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN KRV 18 Details The buildings seen here on the right side are located on Kedleston road in the original photo when the A38 Queensway road was built the road layout was changed Today these buildings are located on Cedar street Originally Longford street Sherwin street and Cedar street all had separate junctions with Kedleston road Today these three streets all merge to Broadway before joining Kedleston road The former vinegar factory see next image down is on the right of the photo Things to look for It was not possible to take my photo from the same place as the original as there was a large tree in the way which would reduce the view so I have moved to the right of the tree The Path of Kedleston Road has changed completely

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  • Then and now photographs of Derby and Derbyshire by Andy Savage
    enjoy watching these presentations then please leave some comments for my guest book by using the link at the top right of this window This page is just one of many sets of then and now photographs to see others visit the index by clicking on the Then and now Home button at the top of this page or use the Previous and Next links below 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 Previous set of 5 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 Teacher Training College Derby Image Reference No DP TAN TTC 21 Details Scene showing Teacher Training College now Derby Business centre This building was built in 1851 to the designs of Henry Isacc Stevens of Derby It was built as a Diocesan Training college but today is houses several small companies Things to look for This view has not changed that much you have to look closely to see the little changes Photo A taken 1910 postcard Photo B taken 3rd January 2005 Time elapsed 93 years Exact Map Location click HERE I would like to thank Tim Webb for providing Photo A Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description College Primary school Great Northern Road entrance Derby Image Reference No DP TAN CPS 22 Details Scene showing the back entrance to the former College Primary school Things to look for This view has changed rather a lot the school and a lot of buildings around have been demolished and replaced with this housing estate The only feature that you can still see now is the chimney stack of the house in the middle Photo A taken 1986 Photo B taken 31st December 2004 Time elapsed 18 years Exact Map Location click HERE I would like to thank Erica Perry for providing Photo A To see many photos of the former college school please see the page HERE Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Nottingham Road Borrowash Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN NRB 23 Details Scene showing Nottingham Road at its junction with Station Road in Borrowash Things to look for This excellent view in Borrowash shows the Noah s Ark pub at the end of Station Road A Barton bus waits to pick up passengers The spire of Borrowash Methodist church built in 1826 can be seen above the bus The road to the right here will take you to Elvaston Castle the road straight ahead will take you to Risley Photo A taken 1926 Photo B taken 11th June 2003 Time elapsed 100 years Exact Map Location click HERE I would like to thank Simon Hardy for providing Photo A Click the thumbnail

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  • Then and now photographs of Derby and Derbyshire by Andy Savage
    watching these presentations then please leave some comments for my guest book by using the link at the top right of this window This page is just one of many sets of then and now photographs to see others visit the index by clicking on the Then and now Home button at the top of this page or use the Previous and Next links below 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 Previous set of 5 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 Derby Cathedral tower view Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN DCTV1 26 Details View looking down from the top of Derby Cathedral on Derby towards St Helens House area Things to look for Demolition of St Alkmunds church to construct the inner ring road Photo A taken 1954 Photo B taken 2004 Time elapsed 50 years Exact Map Location click HERE I would like to thank Dave Upton for providing Photo A See his other photos on my page here Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Derby Cathedral tower view 2 Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN DCTV2 27 Details View looking down from the top of Derby Cathedral on Derby over the junction of Queen street and Full street Things to look for The rendering on the side of the old Cathedral shop has been removed in Photo B which has revealed a bricked up doorway into a building that used to be next to it Photo A taken 1954 Photo B taken 2004 Time elapsed 50 years Exact Map Location click HERE I would like to thank Dave Upton for providing Photo A See his other photos on my page here Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Derby Market Place Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN DMP 28 Details Scene showing view of market place looking up towards Irongate Photographer standing on cornmarket near end of Saint James street Things to look for Demolition of Saint Alkmunds church at the top of Irongate Overhead tram wires No more buses and cars The rounded building built for Barlow and Taylor in 1925 later became the Derbyshire Building Society who vacated May 2004 At the time of writing this building is to be converted into a Nando s and a betting shop Photo A taken 1960 s postcard Photo B taken 2004 Time elapsed 40 years Exact Map Location click HERE I would like to thank Brian of Sinfin for the use of his image of Derby Market Place Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Corn market view Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN CMV 29 Details Scene showing view looking

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  • Then and now photographs of Derby and Derbyshire by Andy Savage
    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 Previous set of 5 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 Arboretum Square Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN ASQ 31 Details Scene showing the entrance to The Arboretum Things to look for This is Arboretum Square not that much has changed in a century apart from the street light road vehicles and those trees Photo A taken 1904 Photo B taken 2003 Time elapsed 99 years Exact Map Location click HERE Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Slack Lane building work Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN SLB 32 Details Scene showing buildings on Slack Lane being built This view was taken from the middle of the road bridge over the old railway line on Uttoxeter Old Road Things to look for This area had pretty much been left derelict since the Friar gate railway line was shut down 1964 Since taking these photos many more houses have been built along this section of Slack Lane known as City Walk Photo A taken 19th October 2002 Photo B taken 19th February 2004 Time elapsed 1 year 6 months Exact Map Location click HERE Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Allenton Spider bridge Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN ASB 33 Details Scene showing the location of Spider Bridge in Allenton near the Mitre pub Things to look for The Spider Bridge is made from pre fabricated steel and erected during the night of

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  • Then and now photographs of Derby and Derbyshire by Andy Savage
    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 Previous set of 5 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 Derby River Gardens view 1 Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN DRG1 36 Details Scene showing the River Gardens and Exeter bridge over the river Derwent Photo A was taken before the Council House was built on the left side The Exeter Bridge we see in both photos was built in 1931 and opened by the then Minister of Transport Herbert Morrison This bridge replaced the previous 1850 bridge which had 3 arches Things to look for Exeter bridge the silk mill tower and the river gardens steps are all that really remain today Derby power station built in 1893 dominates the skyline in Photo A I think the original River Gardens looked beautiful I wished I had been around at the time to photograph it Photo A taken 1938 postcard Photo B taken January 1st 2005 Time elapsed 67 Years Exact Map Location click HERE Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Derby river Gardens view 2 Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN DRG2 37 Details Scene showing the River Gardens at the back of the Bus Station The open market to the right of Photo A The River Gardens and Water lily Pools were opened on 10th November 1933 They were designed by C H Aslin of the City Architect s Department who also built the Bus Station The bronze Turtle in the pond was one of a pair that was moved to Allestree Park when the riverside gardens were altered Things to look for Well what can you say Until I bought this postcard I did not realise that the Derby river Gardens used to be so nice Seeing my then and now just goes to show how this area has changed so much in time The only key points left today are the Bus station window the drain pipe to the right of it and the chimney through trees The bus station closed on 23rd Oct 2005 and was demolished in the summer of 2006 You can also watch a video of Derby River Gardens and how it used to look Photo A taken 1935 postcard Photo B taken January 1st 2005 Time elapsed 70 years Exact Map Location click HERE Once the Riverlights project is completed I will be able to repeat this shot with three stage show a la then then and now Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Markeaton Brook Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN MBW1 38 Details Scene showing Markeaton Brook Winter to Summer Things to look for This then and now shows the changes

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  • Then and now photographs of Derby and Derbyshire by Andy Savage
    links below 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 Previous set of 5 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 Whitaker Road view Normanton Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN WRV 41 Details Scene showing Whitaker Road looking up towards where it meets up with Vicarage Avenue This junction is where Overdale Road meets Carlton Road and Whitaker Road Things to look for Not a lot has changed the road is a lot better the tree at the back of the house on the right has grown a lot Photo A taken 1912 Photo B taken 2003 Time elapsed 91 years Exact Map Location click HERE I would like to thank Derby Museum Art Gallery for allowing me to use Photo A Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Brookbridge Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN BBD 42 Details Scene showing the former Rykneld Tean Mill which began life as a silk mill constructed by Thomas Bridgett in the early 19th century and by 1804 became the biggest employer in Derby Thomas Bridgett died in 1833 and his relations continued the business until 1870 William Able an iron founder then ran the mills until the Lilley family took over and introduced the name Rykneld Tean in 1929 The Grade II listed building has been converted into luxury apartments called Brookbridge The development comprises of 104 new and refurbished apartments including both loft style and 32 new build apartments Things to look for Speaks for itself A derelict building that was going to be demolished is now transformed into full use Photo A taken 17th July 2002 Photo B taken 30th December 2004 Time elapsed 2 years 5 months Exact Map Location click HERE Aerial Photograph taken around June 2006 click HERE Click the thumbnail to view Photo Description Cavendish Cinema view Normanton Derby Derbyshire Image Reference No DP TAN CCV 43 Details Scene showing the area know as Cavendish with the Cavendish Cinema on the right side which was built in 1937 on a site previously occupied by the Derby Pavillion a large timber music hall Things to look for The shops in the background have changed slightly and of course the Cavendish Cinema was demolished in 1965 the site today is Somerfield supermarket previously FineFare Update July 2010 The Somerfield supermarket was relaunched as The Co op following a 280 000 makeover on 15th July 2010 Children from Village Primary School performed the ribbon cutting ceremony Photo A taken 1953 Photo B taken 2003 Time elapsed 50 years Exact Map Location click HERE I would like to thank Derby Museum Art Gallery for allowing me to use Photo

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