PICTURE SPECIAL: The changing shape of old Oxford

The Oxford Times: The Rose Hill estate under construction The Rose Hill estate under construction

THE latest in our series looking at Oxfordshire from the sky concentrates on parts of the city that have been dramatically transformed over the years.

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  • Blackbird Leys under construction

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  • The partly-developed Osney Mead industrial estate

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  • The old sidings at the railway station with Worcester College, centre left

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  • The old bridge across the Thames before the Donnington Road bridge was built linking Iffley Road and Abingdon Road

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  • The bypass at Botley, with Botley Cemetery centre front

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  • The existing Westgate Centre, now set to be redeveloped, under construction, top centre, with, at the bottom of the picture, the site of one of the gasometers at the old gasworks, now Grandpont Nature Park

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  • Peter Simpson, Joan Bellinger, Jenny Pettengell and Marilyn Ching look at a photo of the Cowley works which featured in last year’s Museum of Oxford exhibition of old aerial pictures of the city

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  • The Cowley works

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9:31am Sat 1 Mar 14

Milkbutnosugarplease says...

Excellent stuff - the best thing on the website!
Excellent stuff - the best thing on the website! Milkbutnosugarplease
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8:57am Mon 3 Mar 14

steve_proto says...

Rosehill Estate

Can anyone work out which road it is running from the bottom right of the picture?

Thanks

Steve
Rosehill Estate Can anyone work out which road it is running from the bottom right of the picture? Thanks Steve steve_proto
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