Stonehouse History Group

Welcome to the web site for Stonehouse History Group


- promoting  interest in the History of Stonehouse & the locality.

Stonehouse High Street, Bath Road and Gloucester Road.

This is another extract from local shopkeeper Cyril Chandlers cine film of Stonehouse and its people.

These short snippets are of Stonehouse High Street, Bath Road and Gloucester Road in 1945. Not many cars but plenty of Bikes!

You can see the Stonehouse Brickworks chimney in full smoke, Plough Motors and its petrol pumps, the old Woolpack inn, the old Bristol road and Ocean railway bridges.

Also Cyril Chandlers wonderful old shop, Wycliffe College playing field housing the MOD’s huts, the old Trough junction, the old Ship junction with rail crossing gates, Stonehouse wharf coal depot, amongst other great old views.

Don’t blink you will miss some.

Old Cine Film taken by Cyril Chandler in 1945