Portobello looks very different today to how it did during the 1970s and 1980s, as our photographs show.
From demolitions to the opening of the bypass, we have a look back at the Portobello of yesteryear.
Have a look through our photo gallery for a trip back in time – and let us know your own recollections in the comments section before you go.
1. Portobello amusement arcade 1981
Exterior of Playfair Amusements, an amusement arcade in Bath Street, February 1981. Photo: TSPL
2. Portobello 1989
Warm weather brought people out to Portobello beach in May 1989, where a little girl gets a pony ride. Photo: TSPL
3. Renewing sand at Portobello beach 1980
A lorry dumps new sand onto Portobello beach, January 1980. Photo: TSPL
4. Bath Street in Portobello 1986
Bath Street in Portobello was showing signs of neglect in August 1986, with empty shops and derelict housing. Picture shows the exterior of Jack's Locker. Photo: TSPL