The old photos, below, of Lower Parkstone are reproduced by kind permission of barriepictures.co.uk. 2018 photos © Lindsey Harris.

 

More photos of Lower Parkstone here

Station Road, Lower Parkstone in 1910.

↑ Station Road, Lower Parkstone, Poole. @1910.

From left to right:-
 

  • Unknown – was Groom on the Green until recently.
  • Unknown – now Lloyds pharmacy.
  • Parkstone Post Office – now Laura May Makeup.
  • Hunt’s Library – now Trip Hammer.
  • Leverett & Frye Ltd – now Mint Indian Restaurant. Interestingly, the door on the left is still there… from @1910.
Station Road, Lower Parkstone, December 2018. Photo © Lindsey Harris.

↑ Station Road, Lower Parkstone, Poole, 25th December 2018. © Lindsey Harris.

Station Road, Lower Parkstone, @1930. Looking towards Commercial Road.

↑ Station Road, Lower Parkstone, Poole, @1930. Looking towards Commercial Road.

From left to right:-

 

  • H.R. Jones (selling Dent’s products) – now The Dancing Moose.
  • Fox & Sons – now Marshalls Pet Food Store.
  • Unknown – now Austin & Wyatt.
  • Library – now Little Red Roaster. After this, the rest of the shops from @1930 are unidentifiable.
Station Road, Lower Parkstone, December 2018. Looking towards Commercial Road.

↑ Station Road, Lower Parkstone, Poole, 26th December 2018. Looking towards Commercial Road. © Lindsey Harris.

Photo of Bournemouth Road, Lower Parkstone @1930.

↑ ‘Post Office Parade’, Bournemouth Road, Lower Parkstone, Poole, @1930.

From left to right:-

 

  • Barclays – still an empty Barclays, but about to be let (Jan 2019).
  • A Ladies’ & Gents’ shop (name unknown) – now Golden Kebabs.
  • Unknown – now Dorset Blind Association.
  • P Blackmore (ironmongery) – now Kitchen Elegance.
  • Unknown – now The Village Vine.
  • A dairy shop? – now P M Moss.
Commercial Road, Lower Parkstone, December 2018.

↑ ‘Post Office Parade’, Bournemouth Road, Lower Parkstone, Poole, 26th December 2018.  © Lindsey Harris.