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St David's House ,Wood Street 1990s. Started out as high end car sales but ended as Hypervalue
Goldblatt & Webb was the car place if I remember rightly Trav. Lotus etc
 

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Can't help feeling they've misrepresented how nearby the docks are in this pic :hehe:

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Bridge Street 1900s & 2020.
 

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Sully in the 1920’s
 

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A postcard of the Bute Docks Post Office around 1910.
 

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Cowbridge Road West looking from junction with Green Farm Road 1960s .
 

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Excavation and reconstruction of The Castle walls c.1890 and a similar view recently. The buildings on Kingsway can be seen in the distance in both photo’s
 

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Park House c1872, on the corner of Crockerherbtown (Queen street) and Park place and the same location more recently.
 

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An aerial photograph of Barry No.2 Dock and the Pit Prop Pond beyond. The Ranks Flour Mill can be seen on the right of the basin. Barry Docks. Vale of Glamorgan.
 

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Queen st with two way traffic
 

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Castle street,from the corner of High street c1898 and more recently
 

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The junction of Penylan Road and Blenheim Road 1908 & 2021.
 

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Western Mail article, actor Colin Baker with time capsule to be placed under the new South Glamorgan Library 1985. Building completed in 1988, sadly saw less than 20 years service. I wonder what happened to the time capsule?
 

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An aerial photo showing where the BBC built their studios, the BBC site is no more, here and there's a new housing development being built
 

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Rowing on Roath Park Lake 1942
 

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Church st looking down towards St Mary/High st, early 1970’s
 

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A view onto Western Ave from Insole place c1943, tree trunks painted white to aid the traffic in the blackout during the War
 

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The old bus depot in Ely, the western welsh bus company on Cowbridge road,
 

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