May 20, 2018

36 Fascinating Color Photos of Bristol, England in 1981

Bristol is a city and county in South West England. The wider district has the 10th-largest population in England, the urban area population is the 8th-largest in the UK.

The city borders North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, with the cities of Bath and Gloucester to the south-east and north-east, respectively.

These fascinating photos were taken by Philip Watson that show Bristol in late 1981.

St Nicholas Street, August 1981

Steps down from Pylle Hill Crescent, Totterdown, June 1981

The Clerical, Medical and General building from Passage Street Bridge, summer 1981

The former Counterslip Power Station, summer 1981

The Suspension Bridge from Cumberland Basin, circa 1981

Worcester Terrace, Clifton, June 1981

Bristol Centre after a storm, summer 1981

Bristol old docks, September 1981

Canon's Marsh car park, July 1981

Castle Park from Passage Street Bridge, summer 1981

Castle Street, looking west, August 1981

Central Electical Lighting Station building, summer 1981

Demolition at Maze Street, Barton Hill, December 1981

German Navy ships in Bristol Harbour, June 1981

German Navy ships in Bristol Harbour, June 1981

German Navy ships in Bristol Harbour, June 1981

German Navy ships in Bristol Harbour, June 1981

Looking across Bristol docks, autumn 1981

Looking across Castle Park, autumn 1981

Looking across Queen's Square, August 1981

Looking up Broad Street, December 1981

Looking up Narrow Quay, autumn 1981

Magg's, Queen's Road, 1981

Maze Street, Barton Hill, December 1981

Maze Street, Barton Hill, December 1981

MV Lochiel, autumn 1981

Outside the Industrial Museum, July 1981

Park Street, Totterdown, June 1981

Redcliffe Parade and the Ostrich, July 1981

Reeve's Black Castle, July 1981

Reeve's Black Castle, July 1981

Rocket, July 1981

SS Great Britain, summer 1981

St Augustine's Reach, July 1981

St Mary le Port, June 1981

St Michael's Hill, June 1981






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