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The Town Centre, Swindon Wiltshire, England




These photographs are of the town centre of Swindon keeping roughly within the boundary of the Town Hall, Princes Street, the bus station, railway station, along to Bridge Street, Canal Walk, Commercial Road and back up to the new development in Regent Circus.

This is just a glimpse - use the list above to see areas within the town centre or the links under some photographs to see more of that particular subject.

Around Swindon Town Centre
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Swindon town centre taken from Deacon Street
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Photo Date: June 2004
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The Town Hall in Regent Circus
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Photo Date: May 2004
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The Cenotaph in Regent Circus
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Photo Date: January 2010
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Regent Circus
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Photo Date: March 2012
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Looking down Temple Street
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Photo Date: April 2014
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Former pub and hotel, now a restaurant
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Photo Date: September 2005
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Former cinema, now a pub and church
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Photo Date: May 2012
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'Gateway Beacons' in roads approaching the main shopping area
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Photo Date: June 2014
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A shop in Regent Street
in the mid 1970s.
Photo by Don Lea
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Regent Street
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Photo Date: May 2011
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End of Regent Street where it meets Canal Walk, Bridge Street and The Parade. The 'Jubilee Clock' has since been relocated
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Photo Date: June 2004
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Looking towards Canal Walk
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Photo Date: June 2004
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'The Stacked Fountain' has now replaced the Jubilee Clock
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Photo Date: May 2011
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New style sign post in Canal Walk
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Photo Date: July 2014
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Ring at bottom of pole
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Photo Date: July 2014
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Grade II listed milestone in Canal Walk. See listing details at Historic England
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Photo Date: July 2012
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Service bridge in Canal Walk over entrance to the Brunel Centre
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Photo Date: July 2014
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One side of the bridge is a living wall
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Photo Date: May 2011
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Made of hundreds of small plants
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Photo Date: May 2011
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Inside the Brunel Centre
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Photo Date: July 2012
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A display in 2012 - 'The Mighty Monarch'
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Photo Date: July 2012
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A display in 2014 - "Lest We Forget" mural and the Poppy Wall
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Poppy Wall
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Photo Date: September 2014
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At the end of Canal Walk
is Wharf Green
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Photo Date: July 2014
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The area is used for many community occasions - here during the Swindon Festival of Literature in 2008
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Photo Date: 5th May 2008
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The area before renovation
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Photo Date: December 2003
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The tented market - the site has had a market on it since
2nd November 1891
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Photo Date: June 2004
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Commercial Road
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Photo Date: July 2014
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Round into Havelock Square - it has been refurbished since this photograph was taken
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Photo Date: July 2007
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Statue of Isambard Kingdom Brunel in Havelock Square
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Photo Date: July 2007
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Plaque on the statue
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Photo Date: July 2007
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Photo Date: July 2007
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Coming back to the centre again, looking down Bridge Street
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Photo Date: May 2011
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The Golden Lion statue
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Photo Date: May 2011
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Photo Date: June 2014
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Looking towards The Parade
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Photo Date: May 2011
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Photo Date: May 2011
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The Parade in the mid 1970s.
Photo by Don Lea
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Photo Date: March 2013
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The other end of The Parade shops
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Photo Date: March 2013
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Looking down on the square from the Fleming Way bridge - here with canopy
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Photo Date: September 2007
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The canopy was later removed
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Photo Date: July 2012
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Photo Date: November 2014
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Subway under Fleming way towards the Tri Centre and bus station
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Photo Date: November 2014
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The Tri Centre
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Photo Date: May 2013
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The bus station
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Photo Date: May 2013
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Swindon railway station
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Photo Date: May 2013
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The new Kimmerfields area
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Photo Date: May 2014
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The Wyvern on the wall near the entrance into the Wyvern theatre
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Photo Date: September 2005
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Sanford House in Sanford Street, former boys school and now offices
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Photo Date: May 2011
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The Central Library
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Photo Date: August 2012
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Construction of the new Regent Circus complex
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Photo Date: May 2014
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Photo Date: December 2012
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Photo Date: December 2012
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Photo Date: April 2013

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