THIS WEEK IN 1972: Inquiry hears of plans to give Commercial Road a boost
The Commercial Road shopping centre was to become the focal point of a new road system in Portsmouth, Freddie Emery-Wallis, the chairman of Portsmouth development and estates committee, said at an inquiry.
RETROSPECTIVE - Vintage Portsmouth & Southsea | Strong Island
“Since Strong Island began back in 2008 we have amassed an incredible amount of historical information about Portsmouth & Southsea’s past. These articles are not only from our own interest and passion about the city, but also from readers that have sent us some amazing facts. So much has changed in such a relatively short […]
Shiny Big Boots and Smoking in the Bath: Wonderful Photos of the 1939 FA Cup - Flashbak
On April 29th 1939 Portsmouth defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers 4–1 in the FA Cup Final. The Second World War meant the next FA Cup final was not held again til 1946. These photographs are of that FA Cup season.