27 historic retro images of life in Fulwood in the 1980s, from local schools to Royal Preston Hospital and the barracks
Take a trip down memory lane...
By Jack Marshall
Published 16th Nov 2023, 12:16 GMT
Updated 16th Nov 2023, 12:17 GMT
… to Fulwood in the mid- to late-’80s. A time before the more modern cultural explosions of the ‘90s, the 1980s was nevertheless revolutionary in its own right, so take a look at our best archive pictures of life in Fulwood back in that era.
Safety-conscious youngsters at St Peter's CE Primary School in Fulwood wheeled to success in a Lancashire cycling proficiency test as they picked up the Coun J Heatley trophy for the second time Photo: RETRO
Young students donned their wellies to go on an unusual school outing - to a building site. And the guided tour of the development proved as popular as the more traditional days out to the zoo. Pictures are pupils of St Clare's Primary School, Fulwood, who visited the POCO homes site as part of a project on buildings Photo: RETRO
More than 20 staff from Morrison's in the Guild Hall Arcade look on as soldiers show them how to cross the rope obstacle on the army assault course at Fulwood Barracks. They took part in the gruelling task in order to raise money for the National Children's Home. Photo: RETRO