A Postcard from Chester

A century of old picture postcards sent by visitors to our beautiful city

Some Views of Eastgate & Foregate Streets

easgtae clock poster

eastgate street

carts in eastgate street

trams in eastgate street

eastgate street

eastgate street trams

eastgate street

eastgate street

eastgate view

This card was sent in 1944 by my grandmother, on a day trip to Chester from Liverpool, to my grandad who was fighting with the Royal Engineers in the Western Desert. He eventually returned home safe and sound and brought it back with him and I have it now..

foregate street and eastgate

foregate street and eastgate

foregate street policeman

eastgate and clock

eastgate street

easgate street 60s

Learn more about the Eastgate and its famous clock here..


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