Posts for Misc
1991 Aerial View showing new sewage system installation
A fairly modern aerial view, taken in 1991, showing the progress of South West Water’s new sewage works, part of their Clean Sweep programme. A long concrete pipe snakes across Summerleaze Beach supported on large, elevated rollers and is then cut through the breakwater, at its base. An offshore pontoon, […]
Aerial View of Summerleaze in the 1920’s
Summerleaze and the breakwater, seen from the air in the 1920’s. Other than Summerleaze Crescent, there is no development at the beach at all and it is still years away from the construction of the sea pool. A ketch sits at moorings below Chapel Rock.
Aerial View of the town in the 1910’s
This is a very early aerial view of the town taken in the late 1910’s. This is before the tennis courts and bowling green replaced the tidal flats behind Leven Cottages; there is very little development on the west side of Belle Vue and the Granville Tea Rooms still overlook […]