Site news, 7 Dec 2011

The main bit of website news is that ‘News and Views’ replaces the ‘news page’:, as of December 2011.

Traditionally, I’ve taken photos and written something (often a lot) about them. But sometimes I have words and no pictures, sometimes pictures and no words. Or questions, or things … More …

Hungate area, 1990


Foss-side buildings in 1990. I don’t know what these businesses were, but the buildings are long gone.

Where they once stood, it’s now mainly open space, still awaiting redevelopment. The new apartments built in recent years are … More …

York Market, 1964

Photos taken by John Chrzanowski (used with permission). The market in Newgate. It would have been quite new to this location at the time these photos were taken. Previously it had been based in nearby Parliament Street.


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Adams Hydraulics, 1990


Once upon a time these low buildings – ‘Adams Hydraulics – Engineers and Ironfounders’ – occupied the site by the Foss where the massive bulk of the DEFRA building was built in the later 1990s.

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