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    I think that there used to be regular games between teams from Cardiff and Liverpool where the game was also big.
     
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    Recognise a few names on there from the Fairwater side, all nutters.
     
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    The Hayes 1954
     
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    This photograph of The Hayes taken in 1962 when Cardiff city council had agreed to spend £91,582 on acquiring the Hayes block of buildings,that was only a small part of the immense redevelopment planned for the city's central area.
     
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    The canal near Bute Street 1950’s
     
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    Love the then and now comparisons. The street light is in the same position in both pics but is the modern one really an improvement?
     
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    The Cardiff Arms Hotel pictured before it was demolished in 1878.
     
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    James Street swing bridge 1943
     
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    This would have crossed the canal which is now park land, to the right is where the bay police station is now
     
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    I can remember those turret things on the buildings on the left, under the furthest one was the Avondale pub, used to get in there lunchtimes 1975.
     
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    That bloke with the barrow is almost outside Viv Nethercots cafe:hehe:
     
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    I loved that cafe, he had a bar football table in there, happy memories.
     
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    I used to work in Allbodies in Dumballs Road I used to have to get all the blokes breakfasts and dinners and I had to go in there and Leyshones for their cobs etc and to a fish shop in Stuart street for their dinner, the use to wrap the chips in the Finacial Times....football on the old canal dinner time.
     
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