The official party gathers in Pier Road, when the Deputy Mayor Marjorie Barron would break the window of Mitchells Departmental Store to mark the begining of the redevelopment of Erith Town Centre the 9th of August 1966.
View of Pier Road, the road junction is that with Cross Street. Blundells Store is the large store on the corner. × ×.
View looking up Pier Road prior to redevelopment in 1966. Also shows a group of four boys on bicycles riding along the road.
View looking down Pier Road, prior to redevelopment in 1966, showing MAC Fisheries in the foreground.
View looking up Pier Road from the High Street junction showing The Westminster Bank on the left, and Hedley Mitchells store on the right.
View of Hedley Mitchells Store taken from the corner of Pier Road and Erith High Street, prior to redevelopment in 1966.
View of a houses on the junction of Pier Road to the left and Queens Road to the right
Just prior to its demolition the shop on the corner of Cross Street and Pier Road is that of Blundells. The cottages in Cross Street have been demolished but the Rose and Crown public house can still be seen in the background