Here we take a nostalgic trip back in time, sharing some old photographs that show Portobello through the years.
1. Portobello Beach, 1952
A packed Portobello Beach during the Trade Holidays in 1952.
2. Entrance to Fun City, 1974
The gate to Fun City, slot machine arcade and amusement park on Portobello promenade, September 1974. Portobello power station can be seen to the left of picture.
3. Portobello 'Victorian Splash', 1989
Don't be fooled by the clothing. This picture isn't from the Victorian era. In June 1989, locals dressed in historical costume for a splash in the sea during the Portobello 'Victorian Splash'.
4. Tower Amusements 1989
Tower Amusements in September 1989. In the 80s, this was a very popular with both locals and holidaymakers alike.