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The River Waveney and Beccles through the 1980s

PUBLISHED: 09:00 24 June 2018

A reflective scene at Beccles . June, 1985  Photo: Dick Jeeves / Archant Library

A reflective scene at Beccles . June, 1985 Photo: Dick Jeeves / Archant Library

The River Waveney has long been an integral part of what makes Beccles so wonderful.

River Waveney from the bridge at Beccles. September 1986. Photo: Archant Library.River Waveney from the bridge at Beccles. September 1986. Photo: Archant Library.

Generations of residents have enjoyed its breathtaking views.

To celebrate its beauty and importance to the town we have complied a gallery of archival photographs from throughout the 1980s.

Scroll through our galley below and relive the time!

Make sure to share your memories of the time in the Facebook comments and share your favourite photographs.

Motor cruisers at Beccles Quay. July 1982.  Photo: Lee Sheldrake / Archant LibraryMotor cruisers at Beccles Quay. July 1982. Photo: Lee Sheldrake / Archant Library

River Waveney at Beccles. June, 1985  Photo: Archant Library.River Waveney at Beccles. June, 1985 Photo: Archant Library.

River Waveney at Beccles on a summer afternoon. July, 1988 .  Photo; Archant Library.River Waveney at Beccles on a summer afternoon. July, 1988 . Photo; Archant Library.

River Waveney at Beccles. August, 1983  Photo: Lee Sheldrake.River Waveney at Beccles. August, 1983 Photo: Lee Sheldrake.

River Waveney at Beccles. January 1989. Photo: Archant Library.River Waveney at Beccles. January 1989. Photo: Archant Library.

Places  B / Broads

Beccles Waterfront

Dated October30, 1987

Photograph C1271Places B / Broads Beccles Waterfront Dated October30, 1987 Photograph C1271

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