SS6593 : Castle Street, Swansea (Recreated)

taken 12 years ago, near to Swansea/Abertawe, Great Britain

Castle Street, Swansea (Recreated)
Castle Street, Swansea (Recreated)
This is a shot south from High Street into Castle Street. It is a recreation of this 1925 photo from the Frith collection: LinkExternal link

The Luftwaffe and the Planning Department have remodelled Swansea extensively over the years. Only the buildings on the east side of Castle street (the ones with the white arched windows) have survived intact.
In the old picture Welcome Lane (the street running east from the lights, down the side of the Argos Extra) doesn't seem to exist.
In both photos a building with a curved corner is pictured slightly right of centre at mid distance, but they do not appear to be exactly the same construction. The upper floor of this building houses Barons night club - as featured in the film Twin Town. I can't swear this wasn't also the case in 1925 !
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 December, 2006   (more nearby)
Friday, 29 December, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! SS 657 932 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:37.2930N 3:56.4836W
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