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Peter Soar – Cambridge 1970s

Falcon Yard, Cambridge 1971

In 1971, the late Peter Soar, a Cambridge solicitor and keen amateur photographer, set about recording the last days of the parts of Cambridge city centre destined to be demolished to make way for major redevelopment.

He also photographed the area during construction and after most of it was completed. The resulting photographs are published here for the first time in three sets. The first taken mostly before or at the start of redevelopment; the second during; and the third when it was nearing completion. Continue reading “Peter Soar – Cambridge 1970s”