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The Top Of Dock Street

These shops practically ran to a point at the top of High Street. Here we see Fussells Sports Ltd - sports outfitters, toys and games, models and fishing tackle. Next door is W J Carters and Sons, hairdressers. The road running behind is Kingsway. ...

The Capitol Cinema

The Capitol has seen its last show, now soon to be demolished. Next door is the central fire station. (Photo from a pivate collection.)

Town Hall Newport 1937

(Text and Image from Newport Encyclopaedia 1937) HISTORY of NEWPORT TOWN HALL By Johnson Blackett, A.R.I.B.A., Deputy Borough Architect. NEWPORT'S Municipal history is closely interwoven with the growth of its multifarious activities. From tim...

Newport Count Borough Fire Engine 1937

(Text and Image from Newport Encyclopaedia 1937) NEWPORT FIRE BRIGADE By the Secretary C. HALLETT. Up to the year 1884, the duties appertaining to the extinguishing of fires were carried out by the Police of the town. In that year, however, th...

The Old Library Dock Street

The old police fire brigade escape ladder, kept for years outside the 'old library' in Dock Street. (Image and text from "Through Seven Reigns - A History Of Newport Police Force 1836 - 1959")

The Old Town Hall Police Station.

The building was enlarged in 1885. The original station was completed in 1842. 'X' indicates the entrance to the Fire Station. (Image and text from "Through Seven Reigns - A History Of Newport Police Force 1836 - 1959")

Newport Looking North

Shewing the upper part of Dock Street with the Market Hall and Buildings on the left, and the River Usk on the right with the Town Road Bridge, and a little farther on the fine bridge carrying the Great Western Railway main line, Newport to London. ...

Interior Of Newport Market Hall

(Photo from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.)

T. B. & S. Batchelor & Company.

Importers of timber, deals and slates. Sawing, Planing, Moulding and turning mills. Austin Friars Yard, Dock Street, Newport. Drying sheds cover over half an acre. (Photo and text from Johns's Newport Directory 1903.)

R. H. Johns's New Central Stationery Stores and Printing Works.

Most complete stock of commercial and office stationery in the county. Prompt and personal attention to all orders by post or telephone. 46 Commercial Street, nearly opposite "Telegraph" Office. Telephone; National No. 301. Post Office No. 592. Wo...