This aerial shot is a view of one of the least glamorous (but very important in terms of jobs and the local economy) parts of the city – Vicarage Farm Road. It was one the first industrial parks created in the city being home to many light industrial units and played a key part in the city’s New Town growth period.

Looking back: Amazing aerial images show how Peterborough has developed over the decades

This week we take another look back at some fascinating aerial images of Peterborough.

Sunday, 9th May 2021, 6:33 am

They illustrate how the Peterborough we know today has taken shape over recent decades.

Peterborough has changed a great deal over the decades and continues to change.

Do you think things have changed for the better? Are there any buildings in Peterborough’s past that hold a special meaning for you?

Do you remember moving into a newly constructed home in the Development Corporation years?

If you have any pictures of Peterborough people and places from the past and you’d like to share them with Looking Back readers, send them to [email protected]

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