Take a butchers at this 1980s Bridge Street nostalgia - in pictures

Chris Porsz photo feature on Bridge Street from the 1980s: Butcher's boy
Chris Porsz photo feature on Bridge Street from the 1980s: Butcher's boy
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Paramedic Paparazzo: We are back on Bridge Street in Peterborough again today, and I have kicked off with a photo of a butcher’s boy, who’s name was Richard, I think.

It’s a great photo - and one I would like to recreate - if someone can put me in touch with him and the children in the background.

Chris Porsz photo feature on Bridge Street from the 1980s: Bisto Kid

Chris Porsz photo feature on Bridge Street from the 1980s: Bisto Kid

I would also like to reunite the three women pictured with their babies - who will be all grown up themselves now of course.

I have included a great shot of the much-missed Woolworths which was a fixture on Bridge Street for many years.

Something else you don’t see too often now is the Salvation Army man selling War Cry.

On the subject of household names, what about the Bisto Kid slogan on the bus shelter - you don’t tend to hear that much any longer.

The photo which looks like it was taken in WH Smith amuses me.

Look at all the people taken with the display of something called computers!

How times have changed in 30-odd years.

I love the image of the boy sitting in the shop doorway too - something else which wouldn’t happen nowadays. Which shop was that then?

And does anyone know what the crane was doing outside the town hall?

Recognise anyone or anything?

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