Edinburgh’s famous seaside suburb underwent some significant changes during the 70s and 80s.
From demolitions to the opening of the bypass, we take a look back at how Portobello changed during those years.
1. Children having a pony ride on Shetland ponies at Portobello beach in the summer of 1981.
2. 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.
3. Bath Street 1981
Boarded-up shop fronts in Bath Street, February 1981.
4. Portobello beach 1975
Children and families enjoy the May sunshine on the beach and promenade at Portobello in 1975.