1949 - A very fine year

4 Aerial photos...

Used in conjunction with aerial photos from 1960 and 1981, they show some of the changes that  Benfleet has undergone … the damming of Church Creek, the station carpark to name but two.

A grassy Benfleet before the tarmac arrived
Copyright English Heritage NMR Aerofilms Collection
The West-end of the village
Copyright English Heritage Aerofilms Collection
The Creek in all its former glory
Church Creek flowing under the railway bridge before the great changes

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