Old Photos of Witham

Top of Maldon Road with police car

Taken: 1960-1965, Ref: M2236

Top of Maldon Road, looking north to Newland Street, with police car. Same occasion as M2237, Left to right, corner of 39 Newland Street (newspaper shop), part of 54 Newland Street (no name, green fascia), 52 Newland Street (Home and Colonial Stores), 50 Newland Street (F Luckin Smith, grocery, provisions, wines and spirits), 48 Newland Street (two gables, white, Planters Agents Ltd and Dane), corner of White Hart. All the Newland Street buildings were demolished c 1966-67. The car is a police car; above the back window was a rolled-up sign which could be let down, reading POLICE STOP in black letters on a blue background. It has registration number 2867 VW It was registered on 31 March 1960 to ‘Chief Constable of Essex, Police HQ, Chelmsford’. It was an MG car, chassis G/H51/0034. Info from ERO C/DF 11/319.

RefM2236
Date taken1960-1965
SourceScott-Mason, John. 29 Homefield Road, Witham, CM8 2NS. He took the photo. Reproduced with the permission of Adam Scott-Mason.
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