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Refurbished gates
Refurbished gates

The repaired original Gasworks gates today. If you look closely you will see that some of the original parts had to be omitted due to being so badly damaged.

The original Gasworks gates
The original Gasworks gates

In this photograph see what the original Portadown Gasworks gates looked like before they were taken for repair. Unfortunately in the repair the members were not able to keep everything from the original gates as they had badly deteriorated beyond repair.

Asda opening
Asda opening

See some of our members with the Mayor Carla Lockhart at the opening of Asda 2012



Asda opening
Asda opening

See some of our members with Dame Peters at the opening of Asda in 2012

Carngrove Hotel
Carngrove Hotel

This was the original site of Mr Stanleys house this photograph was taken before the hotel was knocked down to make way for an Almacs car park.

Asdas construction
Asdas construction

Asdas construction May 2012



Photo of Gasworks
Photo of Gasworks

In this photograph see the view that people seen of the Gasworks coming from Joseph Street and the corner of Bridge Street.

Retort House
Retort House

The Gasworks Retort House

Gasworks Showroom Opening
Gasworks Showroom Opening

The Gasworks Showhouse was opened in the early 1960s in the background see the retort house and the boiler stack.



Cookery demonstration early 1960s
Cookery demonstration early 1960s

A cookery demonstration at Portadown Gasworks early 1960s.
Names left to right Mr Roberts, Mr McCourt, Unknown, Mr Corbett, Mr Stanley Chairman, Mr Clegg Salesrep

The Portadown Gasworks gates restored.
The Portadown Gasworks gates restored.

A lot of work was put into restoring the Gasworks gates. See them in the position they were Historical, kindly Asda allowed this to happen. Many thanks go The the 2 members in the photograph for all their hard work.

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Carrickfergus Gasworks museum
Carrickfergus Gasworks museum

See Carrickfergus Gasworks museum receive the Queen award for volunteers. A good day was had by all.
1950s photo
1950s photo

1950''s Bridge Street. Lorry loaded with carboy''s, The gap between the terrace houses was the entrance to Francis Street. This was a part of the Marley Estate.
Thanks to Portadown photographs for the photo.
My father E Matchett took part in this race anyone know any of the others
My father E Matchett took part in this race anyone know any of the others

April 1956

High Street Easter Tuesday Cycle race passing through town Easter Tuesday.
Who remembers this character?
Who remembers this character?

1967.

Locally well known ''Badger Hamill'' having a stroll in what was to be the last sight of John Street
Watson Street Portadown
Watson Street Portadown

Who can name any of these people. The photograph was taking In Watson Street in the back ground yo can see the old railway station

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