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The scene in New Street in ‘50s - a phalanx of Marconis’ and Hoffman’s employees on bikes anxious to make a quick getaway at knocking-off time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The picture below was taken in the mid-60s whilst the old narrow road bridge was being demolished prior to installing the present-day wider roadway structure. Both pictures were supplied by Peter Turrall.