An early photo of the ground showing houses, not flats, in St John's Wood Road in the foreground
Easter classes for schoolboys in the 1950s showing batting nets and coconut matting on clinker on the Nursery ground car park with St John's Wood church in the background
Lord's Tavern in the 1950s with backdrop of old power station in Lodge Road
A sunny day at Lord's from the time when the spectators could sit on the grass
1963 Lord's Tavern with bakery on left and Main Gate to the right
The1960s Lord's Tavern, which does not give a view of the ground or of cricket
Demolition to make way for new buildings
The end of the Clock Tower when the original Lord's Tavern was demolished
First colour view from Lords View flats
First colour view of Lords from the Lord's View flats
These are photos mainly taken by Jim Dunbar, Assistant Secretary of MCC, and published in his son David Dunbar’s book Lord’s , my cricket home, (2015). We are grateful for permission to show the photos on the website. Other photos can be found in the post Elm Tree Road between the 1920s and 1960s.
This page was added on 15/01/2019.