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Swansea in the 1960s

Images of Swansea during the 1960s taken from the collection Swansea through the Decades.
Penclawdd cocklewomen
Clifton Hill, 1961, with rag and bone man's horse and cart at the foot of the hill / South Wales Evening Post, publisher
Kings Street, showing Kings Arms, and the last houses remaining before their demolition
Redevelopment of the site of the old Swansea Market
View of College Street, showing Kingsway Roundabout
Last of the shops in Beaufort Arches, Quay Parade
A view down Oxford Street looking towards Castle Gardens Personal Memories: This photo shows one of the most recent "reincarnations" of M&S. Also Oxford Street before pedestrianisation. (Margaret Honey) The sun is shining, people are busy...
View of the eastern end of New Cut Bridge. St Thomas station is in the background Personal Memories: Clark's College, Swansea students used to catch the train to Ystalyfera up Swansea Valley.
Aerial view of North Dock half-tide basin and Weaver's flour mills Personal Memories: No date - but a fascinating view of a working harbour and the important weaver's flour mill. (Katryn Jones)
A busy view of Swansea High Street around 1969
A view looking west up Walter Road towards Uplands. Memorial Baptist Chapel is prominnet on the right.
Dyfatty flats Personal Memories: Interesting following from slum clearance photos. (Katryn Jones)
The residents of Mumbles held a mock funeral for the Mumbles train the night before it closed.
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