Past and present

Jennings Garage in Alnwick in the 1960s.
Jennings Garage in Alnwick in the 1960s.

These photos both illustrate the past of Alnwick, but have relevance for today.

As motorists from around the district await news on the future of the town’s second petrol station, the top picture features the Jennings Garage as it was in the 1960s.

Alnwick Market Place in 1998.

Alnwick Market Place in 1998.

The bottom photo shows the work taking place in the Market Place in 1998 to replace the cobbles.

Once again, the town is waiting for further changes to the square as a new parking regime is expected, which will see bays along two sides as well as loading areas for businesses.

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