PROTEST: Above, a lady, carrying a child, stands at the imitation Belisha beacon
and, below, adults and youngsters criss-cross the road to deliver their protest
were introduced by Leslie Hore-Belisha whilst he was Minister of Transport in 1934-1937.
1934 - Belisha beacons
provide advance warning of new pedestrian crossings.
In that wonderful old shop of childhood memories were paraded sherbet dabs, sherbet sucks, gobstoppers, aniseed balls, Spangles, humbugs, lemonade powder, Penny Arrow toffee bars, black jacks, ha'penny chews, Love Hearts, Refreshers, two-tone lollypops shaped like miniature Belisha beacons
, as well as the pop fizzed into many different colours and flavours by a company called Moorhouse's.
Situation in Coventry is a disgrace - many Belisha beacons
Giant orange globes flashing on striped poles at either end of the crossings - otherwise known as Belisha beacons
- proved to be even more perplexing.
And designers are working on plans to replace Belisha beacons
with flashing Tunnock's Teacakes.
Witness Malcolm Aspinall, who was driving the other way and who had stopped to allow Mr Curnow to cross, said the Passatt showed no signs of slowing down as it approached the crossing, which was illuminated with Belisha beacons
Former minister of transport, who gave his name to the road crossings he introduced - Belisha beacons
This old photograph from our archives has some interesting and revealing features - no zebra crossing where the belisha beacons
stand, for instance, and also notice the street light in the foreground on the right and the other two on the pavement to the left of the belisha beacons
In the pictures on this page the police are attempting to instil road sense into junior school children by turning a playground at Linthwaite into a road system, using pedal cars, tricycles and miniature Belisha beacons
The man responsible for Belisha beacons
collapsed and died while making a speech.