We turn the clock back 50 years to show how Mansfield and Ashfield have changed

These amazing shots from the Chad archive all come from 1969 and show a very different time

Wednesday, 10th July 2019, 5:47 pm
1969 Mansfield Market Place.
1969 Mansfield Market Place.

For more great photos of the area from yesteryear, visit our retro section.

Mansfield 1969.
Station Street, Kirkby. The cars may look different back then, but traffic jams are definitely nothing new

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Mansfield Rock valley.
Mansfield Midland Station Demolition 1969.
Mansfield Market Place.
1969 Ollerton A614 roundabout.
Mansfield Westgate, 1969.
Mansfield Clumber Street, 1969
Mansfield's Westgate in 1969
A view of Brunts Street, Mansfield, in 1969.
Mansfield White Hart Street, Market Street, 1969.
Mansfield Church Street Demolition 1969.
Sutton's Unwin Road in 1969.
Hard to believe that this site is now home to the Idlewells shopping centre!
Here is work starting on the Idlewells development
Woodhouse Market 1969.