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were two ferries, this sign was in Southtown. Buses were still
sometimes referred to as "cars" (streetcars = trams?)|
boundary sign is a little mystery to me - I cannot recall exactly
where it was but most likely at the junction of Southtown and Boundary
Thanks again to Colin Cockle for advising me that it was at High St / High Rd oppersite the look out
The first public car park (region of Howard Street/Yarmouth Way) was opened in 1956. Parking was free!
Immediately below is Gorleston Trafalgar Road East. The prominent tower remains to this day.
The chimney is part of the old oil fired power station on the Yarmouth side of the river at South Denes.
only road crossing in the 1950s was the Haven Bridge. The
Breydon Swing Bridge had allowed railway traffic but was closed in 1953
and finally dismantled nine years later. It has been replaced by
another road crossing (A12)|
Petrol was in short supply following the Suez crisis of 1956 (Norfolk Motor Services opposite Bollard Quay) . But road works continued - South Quay below
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