Then and Now: Atlantic Road by Pope's Road (2)
Photographic comparisons of old and modern views of Lambeth
c. 1900 A similar view looking towards Coldharbour Lane. Note the 'Pocock Bros, the Boot People' sign on the right and the line of stalls on the left hand side of the street. A watchful constable stands under the gas lamp by the railway bridge while a lone cyclist heads for the photographer.
(pic: Lambeth Archives)
July 2003 I imagine the character of Atlantic Road has barely changed over a hundred years, with the street remaining a bustling shopping area. Although extensively remodeled in recent years, the arches still host a row of independent shops.
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