Look up and you will see the ghosts of a faded past on the buildings around town

 

Dotted around Rugby are ‘ghosts’. These are faded signs on the side of buldings which hint towards their previous use. Look up and you will see various examples of these scattered around Rugby town centre. Some are hard to distinguish, but some are quite clear, and easy to read. Do you know where these ‘ghosts’ are?

'Ghosts' of Rugby town.
‘Ghosts’ of Rugby town.
'Ghosts' of Rugby town.
‘Ghosts’ of Rugby town.
'Ghosts' of Rugby town.
‘Ghosts’ of Rugby town.
'Ghosts' of Rugby town.
‘Ghosts’ of Rugby town.
'Ghosts' of Rugby town.
‘Ghosts’ of Rugby town.
'Ghosts' of Rugby town.
‘Ghosts’ of Rugby town.
'Ghosts' of Rugby town.
‘Ghosts’ of Rugby town.

 

 

The most impressive mural

This is the mural which was painted onto a building in Chapel Street, Rugby, during the 1980’s. It faded over time, and the building itself was eventually demolished to develop the Asda building, and the Swan Centre.

Chapel Street mural. Photographer unknown.
Chapel Street mural, circa 1980’s. Photographer unknown.

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