Barbados – then and now

To say that Barbados has undergone a physical transformation over the past 48 years is an understatement. In many cases, some of us are either too young to remember or simply cannot recall what certain sections of the island looked like in the pre-Independence period. Well, to help jog our memories, here are some images of Barbados then and now, compliments the Barbados Government Information Service.

The old airport
The old airport
Airport-02
The modern Grantley Adams International Airport
Bay street
The old Bay Street
Empire
The Empire Theatre
Empire 3
The Empire Theatre is now defunct
Sherbourne
Sherbourne
Lloyd  Erskine Sandiford  Centre
The modern Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre
farley-hill
Farley Hill in its prime
Farley Hill 2
Farley Hill today

 

 

oistins 6
Oistins of old
Oistins today
Oistins today

 

 

Screw dock
The old Screw Dock
Screw Dock 2
The modern Screw Dock

 

The Swing bridge
The Swing bridge
Chamberlain Bridge
Chamberlain Bridge
The old Cave Shepherd building
The old Cave Shepherd building

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