Majestic Crossroads – Image of the week

Traffic at the intersection of High, Lichfield and Manchester Streets. 1962.

Traffic at the intersection of High, Lichfield and Manchester Streets

The Majestic Theatre is on the right and the Canterbury Building Society building in the centre, on the corner of High and Manchester Streets.

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3 thoughts on “Majestic Crossroads – Image of the week

  1. Marion 25 February 2010 / 9:14 am

    Well hold my breath – I think all the buildings in the picture are still standing?

  2. Richard 25 February 2010 / 3:12 pm

    Alas, no – the two under the DR filters sign sign are gone. I love the double roof line on the Manchester Street building – not to mention the sporty looking A40, complete with white wall tyres!

  3. Paul 25 February 2010 / 6:27 pm

    And after those two were demolished the site has sat vacant – sometimes with a postered fence – sometimes without – and behind the fence a fantastic selection of street art evolves.

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