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Park Street looking south-east from the junction with Market Street. Nos 3-17 are left of centre, while No 1 is the ruinous building to their right. Although in a poor state the latter premises appear to be still in use by H Aldred and Sons as a base for their bread delivery vans. Advertisements market Park Drive cigarettes, Heinz Salad Cream and Hovis Bread, while a poster announces that Agatha Christie's 'Murder at The Vicarage' is being staged at the Theatre Royal in Nottingham. White Lion Square is to the rear of the photographer. While some of the buildings seen here survive today, the area was later significantly altered by construction of the Ilkeston Relief Road (Chalons Way); this resulted, for instance, in the obliteration of the southern end of Market Street.