The seaside suburb changed significantly during the 70s and 80s.
From demolitions to the opening of the bypass, we take a look back at how Portobello changed during the late 70s and 80s.
9. Portobello amusement arcade 1981
Exterior of Playfair Amusements, an amusement arcade in Bath Street, February 1981.
10. Portobello pool 1988
Portobello open-air swimming pool, being demolished in May 1988. Workmen with pipe-cutters break through old pipes.
Photo: Crauford Tait
11. Renewing sand at Portobello beach 1980
A lorry dumps new sand onto Portobello beach, January 1980.
12. Public washhouse 1977
The disused public washhouse/laundry/'steamie' at Adelphi Grove Portobello in November 1977.