Old Towcester Road

Far Cotton Wharf. Some of the old wharf cottages round the corner at the end of Old Towcester Road, with Bridge Street station down yard in the background. 15th August 1965. Thanks to Robin Puryer

Old Towcester Road with Trenery and Sons timber importers on the right. 4th October 1964. Thanks to Robin Puryer

Old Towcester road is so named as before St Leonards road was built Old Towcester road joined up with Towcester Road. The two were separated with the coming of the railway.

In 1964 Old Towcester road had the following buildings

North Side
K H Hawkins & Sons Motor Engineers
British Transport Commission (LMR) Station Yard
Public Weighbridge
F C Larkinson Ltd Scrap metal dealers
Blair Petroleum Co. oil merchants
British Railways Staff Hostel (Mrs G M Gadsden Matron)
British Transport Commission; British Waterways (south Eastern Division) Warehouse and Wharf

South side
Edmund Wreford Jnr Builder (workshop)
Wallace (Bedford) Ltd iron merchants