Archive: ‘Worst fire in fifty years’

Fire destroys warehouses on site of Hazell Watson and Viney, September 1963
Fire destroys warehouses on site of Hazell Watson and Viney, September 1963

The ‘worst fire in Aylesbury for 50 years’ destroyed warehouses belonging to printers Hazell Watson and Viney in Victoria Street in September 1963.

At one point the flames were up to 50ft high and homes had to be evacuated.