NOSTALGIA: New traffic lights come into operation in Wide Bargate, Boston, in 1962

This was the scene in Boston 60 years ago as new traffic lights were installed at the junction of Wide Bargate, Tawney Street and Pen Street.

Wide Bargate and Pen Street 60 years ago.
Wide Bargate and Pen Street 60 years ago.

The installation followed inspection and approval by an official from the Ministry of Transport.

The lights came into operation ‘in good time for the Whitsun traffic pile-up’, the Standard wrote.

... and looking down Tawney Street.