Playing in flood water, 1968


By: Mike Petty / Cambridge Evening News

To the north, building continued with an additional 25 acres between Arbury Road and King’s Hedges being sanctioned in 1965. There were inevitably problems – as with flooding at the Edgecombe flats in 1968 – and development on allotments across Histon Road for the McManus Estate and at Church End, Cherry Hinton.’ Photograph shows boys making walkways over the flood waters.

Reproduced with kind permission from the Museum of Cambridge from a book in their collection titled “Images of Cambridge” by Mike Petty and published by Breeden Books, ISBN 1859835465.

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