This aerial picture is the area where High Street joins Higham Road c1930.
Higham Road to High Street across the picture, and Shirley Road. Towards the bottom right corner - the railway station stables and across the track, almost centre, is the Royal Variety Theatre, and facing it the grand Queen Victoria Hotel built in 1900. The row of cottages beyond the Royal Variety Theatre were Marriott
s cottages, used as the offices for the building company
, with Shirley Road leading up to North Street and top right of centre, The Police Station.
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