Then & Now: Panoramas from the Tower

View South

East Street, New Road and the footbridge have not changed too much over the last 100 years. However the encroachment of large buildings on the waterfront has restricted views of the river significantly.  Note the position of the photographer on the tower roof was identical, except a little shorter. Maybe a tripod was used in 1922 or they sat down away from the low parapet?

View East

Looking east again shows the encroachment of building onto the waterfront.  Both the North and South banks have transitioned from industrial to residential. 

View South East

Once again, in 2022 the river is consumed by buildings closing down the vistas from most viewpoints.

View North West

View North East

View North