Tuesday, 27 August 2013

White Hart Lane from the air in 1923

This is White Hart Lane, the home of Tottenham Hotspur, as no fan reading this will remember it.

The Paxton and Park Lane stands look new, and where is the Shelf? Interesting to see the houses in Worcester Avenue and on the corner of Paxton Road

Pictures courtesy of http://www.britainfromabove.org.uk/

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7 aerial shots of Gatwick airport in 1937

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TWO PICTURES: Aerial shots of Crawley 'Town Centre' from 1920

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Looking South along the High Street

Looking West along the railway line towards Ifield

FOUR PICTURES: The Millhouse, Ifield in 1939 from the air (plus a modern comparison)

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Here is a similar view from more modern times!

Construction of A23 Crawley bypass from the air

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The section leading from Cheals to the Broadfield Stadium roundabout

Cheals roundabout with Southgate West in the foreground, Cheals roundabout centre left.

Looking north west towards Langley Green - the join with the road out of town towards the top right of the picture is where Tushmore Gyratory is now.

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Williams first trip to White Hart Lane

William made his first trip to White Hart Lane to See Tottenham Hotspur play Espanyol in this years pre season Friendly. (Click the pictures to enlarge)

"Take one of me at Gatwick Dad"
Via the "Harry Potter Platform"
Park Lane

Bill Nicholson Way  (Williams middle name is Nicholson, so it's his road)!
The end of Paxton Road

In Worcester Avenue with his new (shy) friend Harry
Shelf side
Back of the Paxton
Outside "his" pub with Dad
On The Shelf, right near where Dad used to stand hundreds of years ago!
At the back of The Shelf