Aldershot Through Time by Paul H. Vickers PDF

By Paul H. Vickers

Aldershot is legendary because the 'Home of the British military' and the early personality of the city was once shaped via the alternative of the military to make Aldershot Heath the positioning of its first everlasting education camp. earlier than 1853 Aldershot was once a small rural village of round 870 humans, yet this underwent a dramatic switch while a few 15,000 squaddies arrived. to fulfill the wishes of the troops, a brand new city, which was once a awesome instance of Victorian layout and structure, was once developed. within the twenty-first century Aldershot sees extra switch, reminiscent of the recent Westgate centre and the Aldershot city Extension so as to construct millions of recent homes on land formerly used for barracks throughout South Camp. by means of evaluating interesting outdated pictures with their sleek equivalents, this publication exhibits not just the various large adjustments that have happened in army and civilian Aldershot, but additionally how a lot of its wealthy background can nonetheless be obvious and enjoyed.

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