Ref. No.: WFN56
Date of Photo: 1998.
This modern day photograph shows the town centre of Kirkby. The archway depicts the sign Newtown Gardens. Not known perhaps outside the area but Kirkby was the basis for the 'first television soap' Z Cars. The fictitious town being called Newtown. The town centre is now pedestrianised. It has a 'Bandstand' as a focal point. On the seats around this area are depicted all the previous names of Kirkby going back to the Doomsday Survey. The library is to the right of the picture.