Our town in pictures: A journey through Stevenage's past and present

Marymead Shopping Precinct in Stevenage in 1957

Marymead Shopping Precinct in Stevenage in 1957 - Credit: Stevenage Museum

As Stevenage new town celebrates its 75th anniversary, our photo gallery shows how the landscape and buildings have evolved from the 1950s to the present day. 

The cycle path in Six Hills Way in 1958

The cycle path in Six Hills Way in 1958 - Credit: Stevenage Museum

The children's playground at Leaves Spring in 1956

The children's playground at Leaves Spring in 1956 - Credit: Stevenage Museum

Stevenage town centre being constructed in 1958

Stevenage town centre being constructed in 1958 - Credit: Stevenage Museum

Stevenage town centre being constructed in 1958

Stevenage town centre being constructed in 1958 - Credit: Stevenage Museum

Partially-constructed houses at Bandley Hill in Stevenage in 1958

Partially-constructed houses at Bandley Hill in Stevenage in 1958 - Credit: Stevenage Museum

Housing in Broxdell, Stevenage, shortly after completion in June 1952 

Housing in Broxdell, Stevenage, shortly after completion in June 1952 - Credit: Stevenage Museum

Lil and Roy Aspland, who used to run the Jiffy Bar

Lil and Roy Aspland, who used to run the Jiffy Bar - Credit: Linda Aspland Zumm

The Jiffy Bar at Stevenage Market

The Jiffy Bar at Stevenage Market - Credit: Linda Aspland Zumm

The Jiffy Bar, which was run by Lil and Roy Aspland for 30 years

The Jiffy Bar, which was run by Lil and Roy Aspland for 30 years - Credit: Linda Aspland Zumm

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021 - Credit: Karyn Haddon

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021 - Credit: Karyn Haddon

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021 - Credit: Karyn Haddon

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021 - Credit: Karyn Haddon

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021 - Credit: Karyn Haddon

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021

Stevenage Town Centre. Pictre: Karyn Haddon - Credit: Karyn Haddon

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021 - Credit: Karyn Haddon

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021 - Credit: Karyn Haddon

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021 - Credit: Karyn Haddon

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021 - Credit: Karyn Haddon

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021 - Credit: Karyn Haddon

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021

Stevenage Town Centre in 2021 - Credit: Karyn Haddon


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