Old Photos of Witham

Wide part of Newland Street

Taken: 1936-1950, Ref: M1553

Wide part of Newland Street. Left to right, 68 Newland Street (Bata shoes), 66 Newland Street (part = wine shop, part of sign says ‘Ale and stout), 64 Newland Street (Bellamy, chemist), 62 Newland Street (4 window width), 60 Newland Street (2 window width), 58 Newland Street (two storey). Includes a telephone box (the K3 model, first introduced in 1929) to the left of 64 Newland Street. It is a K3 model, first introduced in 1929 and designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, made of concrete, became Britain’s standard kiosk, about 12,000 were put up 1929-1935. They were superseded by his re cast iron ‘Jubilee Kiosk’ introduced in 1936, and was used until the 1960s.

Date taken1936-1950
SourceKey, Margaret, via May, Peter
Posted on Full size 5845 × 3728

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