Fascinating Vintage Photos Show Bristol in the 1960s

Bristol was heavily bombarded during World War II; the city center suffered severe damage. After the war Bristol developed rapidly, many new housing schemes were launched to accommodate the growing population. Postwar reconstruction included the Council House, other modern public structures, and a new Broadmead shopping center. The Robinson Building was erected in 1966. The first supersonic airliner, the Concorde, was built in the late-1960s.

Here are some fascinating vintage photos that will take you back to 1960s Bristol. These photographs show streets, scenes, and everyday life.

#13 The point of no return is marked by a road name plate and a traffic sign in the Arno’s Vale area of Bristol.

#17 The Victoria Room’s fountain, with the Royal West of England Academy of Art behind, 1967.

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