35 evocative scenes to take you back to Poulton-le-Fylde, Thornton, Fleetwood and Cleveleys through the years
This brilliant collection of photos take you right back to Poulton, Fleetwood and Thornton Cleveleys reminding us of what the towns were like in earlier times.
By Claire Lark
Published 2nd Oct 2023, 11:47 GMT
Updated 2nd Oct 2023, 11:48 GMT
They show how Thornton was still a rural town and the early days of Cleveleys before it became the busting seaside town it is today. And Fleetwood, it’s lighthouse, open air pool and lost shops.
31. Fleetwood 150th
A typical Fleetwood 150 street party, but which street was it? Photo: submit
32. Fleetwood Market
A scene from Fleetwood in 1986 Photo: Historical
33. Fleetwood Docks
Wartime rules forbade photography on the docks. But this is how Wyre Dock looked then. On the far side is the site of where Freeport is today Photo: submit
34. Church Street, Fleetwood
Christmas time at Roscoes shoe shop in Church Street Fleetwood Photo: submit