Street repairs; road widening; pavement repairs; kerb repairs; urban walkway; workers; construction workers; skilled; labourers; female labour; equality; equality of labour; hardworking; fast workers; bricks; sand; wheelbarrows; Chinese wheelbarrows; Old Fuzhou; narrow streets; passages; lanes; alleys; old houses; un modernised; communities; community spirit; colourful; quaint; bright; bright colours; contrasting; interesting; culture; Chinese culture; bricks; brickwork; sinks; concrete sinks; bars; barred windows; pipes; drains; doors; doorways; motor bikes; scooters; bikes; stools; seats; chairs; textures; textured; washing; clothes; clothes lines; washing lines; friendly people; welcoming; Fuzhou; Fujian; PRC.
Old housing such as seen here provide a bustling community lifestyle all over China. This community spirit could be lost however when the older properties are demolished to make way for new highrise buildings.
Bike repair; tyre repair; tyre repairer; flat tyre; rubber tyre; bike basket; inner tube; puncture; bike; bicycle; bicycle repairs; bike repairs; old bike; rusty bike; street repairs; self repair; self fix; Chinese; China
A young Chinese man fixing a flat tyre in the street in Fuzhou. China.
Looking along Hopkins Street, Weston-super-Mare; directly northwards towards Worlebury Hill. The photographer is standing between houses numbered 4 Hopkins Street (off the right side of the picture) and 5 Hopkins Street (off the left side of the picture). The north end of Hopkins Street forms a T-junction with the minor road called Palmer Row. The large red-roofed house on the hillside stands on Cecil Road, near to its junction with All Saints Road.
Preparing base for new bungalow at Honey Tye, Leavenheath, Suffolk, 1969. This was to be a precast concrete construct put up in six weeks from start to finish. Honey Tye is a hamalet adjoining Leavenheath village, between Colchester and Sudbury.
Reading Borough Council employee Phil Roddy takes a quick break to warm up prior to continuing his work as a street cleaner. He started work at 5am cleaning and gritting pavements and walkways in the town centre.
Women, army boot repairs, WW1, World War One, Great War, 1914-18, WWI, workers, cobblers, cobbling, repairs, boots, army boots, bench, heel building, resoling, Boot Repair Factory, RACD, Old Kent Road, London, war work, work, MSRW643, IPSV0937, IPSV1028, IPSV0918,
Women doing army boot repairs at the Boot Repair Factory, RACD, Old Kent Road, London, during WW1. From an uncredited photo in a 1930s book.
Street scene; Streetscape portfolio; street repairs; under repair old neighbourhood; old street; under threat; modernisation; urban renewal; old houses; old housing; communities; community spirit; typical; Chinese; China; vanishing; vanishing sights; quaint; unusual; quirky; colourful; Fuzhou. Fujian province. PRC.
Kerbstones, stacked, ready to be used in street repairs in Fuzhou. Fujian Province.