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May Park Street in Bristol was turned into an enormous, water slide. On May Park Street in Bristol was turned into an enormous, water slide. Hipsters, Bristol City, Bristol Street, Visit Bath, Great Buildings And Structures, Modern Buildings, Bristol England, Dubai Skyscraper, Beautiful Sites

On May 4, Park Street in Bristol was turned into an enormous, 250-foot water slide.

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Cary Grant visits his old secondary school at Bristol. November Cary Grant besucht seine einstige Secondary School in Bristol. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Cary Grant, Old Hollywood Stars, Classic Hollywood, Photos Originales, English Gentleman, Mary Tyler Moore, Elizabeth Montgomery, Carole Lombard, Charming Man

Cary Grant visits his old secondary school at Bristol. Photograph....

Cary Grant visits his old secondary school at Bristol. Photograph. November 28th 1933. Cary Grant besucht seine einstige Secondary School in Bristol. Photographie. . Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

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Wills Memorial Building, Bristol University. Built by a tobacco magnate to give the second string university his son had gotten into the grandeur of the Oxbridge colleges that had rejected him. That's the Bristol university experience in one story. We didn't get into Oxford and Cambridge, but we were solid second stringers. Like Green Arrow.

The Bristol Odeon opened 16th July in 1938 (Architect T.Cecil Howitt) seen here in 1959. It still operating although in a smaller form. Shops replace the main entrance and foyer, and the tower has been altered, in other words it's a shadow of it's former self. The original Cinema had seating for 1,945 people. Still operating but as a Triple Screen seating 399, 244, and 215. Bristol England, Bristol Uk, England Uk, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Bristol City Centre, Art Deco, Dubai Skyscraper, Cinema Theatre

Odeon Bristol 1959

The Bristol Odeon opened 16th July in 1938 (Architect T.Cecil Howitt) seen here in 1959. It still operating although in a smaller form. Shops replace the main entrance and foyer, and the tower has been altered, in other words it's a shadow of it's former self. The original Cinema had seating for 1,945 people. Still operating but as a Triple Screen seating 399, 244, and 215.

St Mary Redcliffe in the seventeenth century from: JF Nicholls and John Taylor, Bristol Past and Present (Bristol: Arrowsmith, text by JF Nicholls (d. and John Taylor (d. City Of Bristol, Bristol Uk, Uk History, Local History, Farm Shop, John Taylor, Hill Station, Great Places, 19th Century

St Mary Redcliffe in the seventeenth century from: JF Nicholls and John Taylor, Bristol Past and Present (Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1882) text by JF Nicholls (d. 1883) and John Taylor (d. 1893).

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Bristol and the bitter winter of 1962-63

Snow blowers lined up on College Green, Bristol. Ready for the terrible winter of 1962-63. - It all started on December 26th 1962. On Boxing Day night a blizzard arrived but on the 27th it had begun to thaw. By the following night the blizzard had truly arrived on our patch. Bristol was under 4 foot drifts, no public transport, main roads blocked and hundreds of villages cut off. This was followed by 37 falls of snow between December-February, and snow was lying on the ground for 51 days out…

The six finalists in housebuilder Taylor Wimpey’s ‘home of the future’ contest have revealed their concept designs Bristol England, Bristol Uk, Architectural Technician, Bristol City Centre, Gloucester Road, Taylor Wimpey, Architects Journal, Design Competitions, East London

Bristol North Swimming Baths on Gloucester Road

At the time of the First World War the Corporation of Bristol had just completed the Bristol North Baths so this structure was put at the disposal of the Ministry of Munitions and used as an instrumental factory in which relays of workers - nearly all young women - were taught to perform various tasks so that when they moved to the actual workshops they would be familiar with the work and implements. The old Bristol North Baths were often empty in winter, when no one wanted to swim, and…

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“Cary Grant poses with an elderly couple while visiting England, 1978.”

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Whiteladies Picture House c1925, Bristol

"Learning to Love" (1925) black & white film, starring Constance Talmadge. Film starring Virginia Valli – "Why the Woman" Virginia Valli (June 10, 1898 – September 24, 1968) was an American stage and film actress whose motion picture career started in the silent film era and lasted until the beginning of the sound film era of the 1930s. Born Virginia McSweeney in Chicago, Illinois, she got her acting start in Milwaukee with a stock company. She also did some film work with Essanay…

Bristol in the How many of these places do you recognise? Old Pictures, Old Photos, Reading Pictures, Bristol City, Hill Station, Local History, Coaches, Back In The Day, Picture Show

Bristol in the 1970s: How many of these places do you recognise? | Bristol Post

16 Awesome Old Photos Of Bristol Throughout The Years Bristol Street, City Of Bristol, Bristol Uk, Great Places, Places To Go, Gloucester Road, Bristol England, Old Street, Old Photos

16 Awesome Old Photos Of Bristol Throughout The Years | Best of Bristol

Old Bristol still looks amazing after all of the years. Do you recognise it?