Skip to content Skip to footer

Edinburgh Collected is currently being updated. The new website will launch at the end of March.  To allow this work to take place, you won't be able to sign into your account from Thursday 16 March until the new site is available. If you've any queries, please contact us

Coronation Day Street Party at 'Hen's Dyke' By Dumbiedykes Road 1953


About this memory

"Don't know if [Hen's Dyke] was a local nickname! This was an elevated concrete 'green' with steps leading down to Dumbiedykes Road. At the back of the assembled neighbours one can see the awnings of the local co-op stores at the Holyrood end. The brick building at the right-hand side of the picture is the local bleach works." - Jean Bell (née Bottomley)

Donor number: 0056-013

Latest comments