Westcott area then and now

The Swindon Local Studies Collection at the Central Library have been busy over recent months putting images from their collection onto Flickr. As they’ve recently added several of the local area, komadori has been out-and-about to photograph some of the same views today.

(Archive images below are Swindon Local Studies Collection; 2009 images are © komadori.)

Joseph Street looking towards Albion Street in 1954…
Joseph Street in 1954
and Joseph Street today.
Joseph Street in 2009

Marlborough Street looking towards Wescott Place in 1954…
Marlborough Street in 1954
and Marlborough Street today.
Marlborough Street in 2009

Wilts & Berks Canal in 1914…
Wilts & Berks Canal in 1914
and Canal Walk today.
Canal Walk in 2009