Gordon Beech took this picture of Waterloo House in High Street back in 1986.
At the time, developers believed it had to be replaced by more appropriate shops.
Many are still empty.
Taken in 1907 this is Greenhill Road
What is being built here back in 1937?
Photo: Terry Shelbourne
Gordon Kirkby and Son of the Windsor Fish restaurant – not best pleased in 1984 when SKDC gave planning permission for the Blue Horse next door to be converted to a fish and chip shop.
Inside the Gatehouse, later the Playhouse, Watergate. Taken in 1987
The Layton Arms on the corner of Railway Terrace (‘The Jitty’) and Grantley Street in 1901. ( on the left as you walk to the station). The landlord was Matthew Dack.
On the other three corners of the ‘crossways’ were the Junction Inn, Temperance Hotel and a newsagents.
Londonthorpe Mill. Ceased milling in 1963.
Who do you recognise among these local adonises from 1986?
Cyril brown of Gonerby SC receives the Senior Knockout Cup from Grantham Journal Sports editor John Pinchbeck.
Also in the picture are Colin ‘Snicker’ Sneesby, Kieran Collins, Merv Fuller, Tony Ballaam, Chris Pakey, Chris Curtis, Tim Cullington, Ian Makevit, Gary Dixon , Tommy Beck, Graham Burton, Kev Harris, Phil Truesdale