Charting to the final throes of Derby's trolleybus service
Former Derbeian Barry Edwards concludes his look back on the history of the trolleybus in Derby, 50 years after the final service ran in the town
Why Derby was in uproar over the building of Friar Gate Bridge
Imagine the outcry today if anyone suggested the demolition of Friar Gate railway bridge. It would be at least as vociferous as that which erupted when the bridge was built 140 years earlier. Not...
When Victoria Street was focal point of city's shopping experience
Former Derbeian Barry Edwards shares another photograph from his collection in his occasional series showcasing Derby city centre scenes in the 1970s, 80s and 90s
Former electrical transformer box, Friar... © Stephen Richards
Cast iron and rather ornate. Derby City Council's conservation area appraisal gives a date of 1893. A little more info here: [[]]. The postbox opposite is outside [[]].