London Road

London Road once known as "the way of the cross"



The bottom end of London Road, as seen from opposite Southampton Road, to Ashfords corner. The railway bridge in the distance and Beeden garage and repair sign on right. 4th October 1964. Thanks to Robin Puryer







London Road with the Hardingstone lane turn off. 21st September 1964. Thanks to Robin Puryer







Northampton United Counties Nr 4 (KNO602), just about the oldest one left running, passing Queen Eleanors Cross as a training bus. 21st September 1964. Thanks to Robin Puryer





London Road at Forest Road Turning. No number 100 or 98 as at this time they were still on old orchard about 1929






Standing by Old Towcester Road looking south. The foot bridge, gates, signals, remember those lights?






The old gates to Delapre abbey demolished during the second world war






Beedens Safety Bus in front of Delapre gates






The wall that used to run the whole length of the spinney down London Road 1962






Taken from 100 London Road showing wall and green bus






The same place taken in 1972 the wall now having been demolished. Paul Isaac is the child






The top of London Road in the snow






The top of London Road






London Rd circa 1928






London Rd circa 1920






London road before any building work had been done taken in the early 1900's






London Road when it was just a hard surface