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Beechwood Road - The Spooners Paradise

A comedy postcard. It harks back to the days when there were places popular with 'courting' couples. Other favoured locations were the canal towpath and the transporter bridge. This card was published by Stanley Jones, New Arcade, Newport, M...

The Newport Canal

Postcard view of Bridge 2 and the Gwastad or Bottom Lock. This is the section of the canal which is now adjacent to the M4 Motorway shortly after the Brynglas Tunnel on the way towards Cardiff. The date on the postcard was 1952.

Canal Locks, Newport

Postcard view, posted in 1952. This section has now been restored - a project between Newport City Council and the Monmouthshire, Brecon and Abergavenny Canals Trust which has been funded by over a million pounds from the Heritage Lottery Fund and ot...