Looking down West Street from near its junction with Bridge Street towards such businesses as Abbey National.
Looking down West Street from near its junction with Bridge Street towards such businesses as Abbey National.

NOSTALGIA: West Street, Boston, and the newly opened Regal Centre in 1981 (GALLERY)

Here are a selection of photographs from West Street, in Boston, from 40 years ago.

Monday, 6th December 2021, 3:42 pm

It included a number of images from inside the newly launched Regal Centre. They appeared in the paper as part of a pre-Christmas feature, which included the limerick: “The West End of Boston has struggled awhile,/But now it would seem it’s regaining its style,/With Christmas now looming,/The West End is booming,/And not before time it’s retrieving its smile’.

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