The changing map of St Denys

I was brought up in St Denys, an area of Southampton. After the Second World War prefabs were constructed that would become my home for over a decade. Sometime after 1976 the prefabs were demolished, as was the adjacent paint factory, and modern houses were built. The following 4 maps show how the area has changed.
All maps are screen-shots taken from http://www.old-maps.co.uk

Larger, clickable maps follow:

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2 thoughts on “The changing map of St Denys

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  1. They should have kept the drive and close and built
    the houses around so that the access to the river stayed the same .

    1. I take your point. It was a rather splendid layout. We had great fun there as kids. Now, on the rare occasions I get down there, I’m always in awe of the view of the rail embankment and bridge and of across the river. Happy days!

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