SS6592 : Union Street, Swansea

taken 31 years ago, near to Swansea/Abertawe, Great Britain

This is 1 of 5 images, with title Union Street, Swansea in this square
Union Street, Swansea
Union Street, Swansea
This scene would be quite recognisable today by the architecture - however almost every shop has changed management since 1988 when this picture was taken. Even the quadrant centre has taken on a new logo.

One interesting observation is the number of television rental shops on one street alone. The entire white goods and electrical rental industry has since shrunk and moved over to internet point of sales rather than the street shop. Rumbelows, Radio Rentals and DER are no longer familiar names on today's streets.
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Date Taken
1988   (more nearby)
Saturday, 27 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 6541 9288 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:37.1163N 3:56.7274W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 6537 9297
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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