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Chester: Northgate Street

Ref No:c14097
Date Period:2020 to 2029
Date of Image:22/06/2020
Title:Chester: Northgate Street
Description:A deserted Northgate Street photographed during the coronavirus pandemic and associated lockdown. Signage for social distancing can be seen, and the City Walls and Northgate are in the background.
Artist Photographer:Siobhan O'Brien
Further Information:

In 2020 Cheshire Archives and Local Studies asked residents of Cheshire to contribute images of their lockdown experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, as part of “Life in Lockdown: Your Stories Shared”. This image is one of thirty selected to represent the collection on the Cheshire Image Bank.

Northgate Street, along with Bridge Street, Watergate Street and Eastgate Street, is one of the four original streets built inside Roman Chester. It leads from the Northgate down towards Eastgate Street and the Cross.