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Burgess Road Library is now community-run but when it first opened in 1935, it was the first library in Southampton to have a specifically designed children’s library

Posted by on Jul 2, 2020 in Local History

Burgess Road Library is now community-run but when it was first opened in 1935, it was the first library in Southampton to have a specifically designed children’s library. Southampton City Libraries 12 hrs   · This week’s...

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The view from Northlands Road towards The Common and The Avenue in about 1910

Posted by on Jul 1, 2020 in Local History

The view from Northlands Road in 1910. SEE Southampton 13 hrs   · The Avenue and the Common entrance as seen from Northlands Road in about 1910.

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Hill Lane, early 1900s

Posted by on Jul 1, 2020 in Local History

Gosh, where are all the houses? SEE Southampton Yesterday at 09:35   · Hill Lane, Shirley – early 1900s

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A great explanation of the design of The Avenue

Posted by on Jul 1, 2020 in Local History

A great explanation of the design of The Avenue. Bevois Mount History Southampton 2 hrs   · It is not clear whether this car was entitled to park here (no such thing as yellow lines in those days) but it perfectly illustrates the fact that the left...

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Where the name ‘Bassett Avenue’ might come from

Posted by on Jun 29, 2020 in Local History

Where the name ‘Bassett Avenue’ might come from… SEE Southampton 8 hrs   · Streetwatch : Next section of Bassett Avenue BASSETT AVENUE. Bassett was formerly a part of part of North Stoneham. The name may derive from a family name...

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Court Royal Mews recalls the former hotel of the same name that was once in Northlands Road…

Posted by on Jun 27, 2020 in Local History

Anyone remember the hotel? SEE Southampton 24 June at 08:20   · Instagram  · Court Royal Mews recalls the former hotel of the same name that was once in Northlands Road.

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The Turner Sims visits the innovative research done into hearing loss by the University of Southampton’s Cochlear Implant Centre – Invisible Music on Wednesday 15 July

Posted by on Jun 27, 2020 in Uncategorized

The Turner Sims visiting the innovative research done into hearing loss by the University of Southampton’s Cochlear Implant Centre. Invisible Music on Wednesday 15 July. Turner Sims 25 June at 11:43   · Ahead of our next online event,...

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Early photograph of Bassett Green Village

Posted by on Jun 27, 2020 in Local History

Definitely an earlier time! SEE Southampton 17 hrs   · Early photograph of Bassett Green village.

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SEE Southampton history tours, tickets valid until Dec 2021

Posted by on Jun 27, 2020 in Local History, News

Let’s hope these Southampton History tours get going again at some point. There is a lot to see! Made in Here Southampton 19 June at 11:42  · This is how you’ll receive your tickets for SEE Southampton tours, valid until Dec 2021! Have you...

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Portswood Road in 1914

Posted by on Jun 27, 2020 in Local History

With a tram in the background? SEE Southampton 17 hrs   · Portswood Road in 1914.

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