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Cam Road (later Elizabeth Way), south end looking north. Junction with Humberstone Road visible on left.

H C Banham, Cam Road

History of H C Banham

See Enid Porter’s article: Boat Building

View of H C Banham Boatyard from Fort St George Bridge 1929 (Cambridgeshire Collection)


H C Banham, boat and motor launch builder

Viscountess Bury River Boat


Banham built motor boats for the Russian navy, seaplane floats for the British navy as well as seaplane floats for the Royal Flying Corps.

Pike and Eel 1928


Banham built whalers and high-speed motor boats for the Navy and prototype structures for radar for Pye Radio Ltd.


Private chain ferry to Banham’s marina, 1964


Cam Road, demolished 1969, from new bridge (MoC 16/160/69)

Cam Road, 1969 (MoC 56/69)

Cam Road, 1969 (MoC 55/69)

Site formerly occupied by Banham’s boatyard (MoC18/160/69)

Site of new Banham’s boatyard (MoC46/69)


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