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Chester: The Groves

Ref No:c14101
Date Period:2020 to 2029
Date of Image:July 2020
Title:Chester: The Groves
Description:A family sits social distancing on benches, eating ice cream from Snugbury's, which had just re-opened after lockdown.
Artist Photographer:Dave Plunkett
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.

The Groves is a riverside walkway situated on the banks of the River Dee in Chester. It is an example of an early Victorian promenade, and includes a bandstand, cafés, restaurants and public houses, as well as moorings for motorboats, rowing boats and pedalos.