Brilliant new way to see your area’s past and how to bring old photos to life

Ever wondered what some of your historic family photos would look like in full colour?

Or wanted to see how your neighbourhood shaped up 100 years ago?

Well now you can, with a brilliant new online archive that includes the facility to fully colourise old black and white images, all for free.

Our sister websiteInYourArea.co.ukhas unveiled its latest new feature, called Memory Lane , and uses your postcode to show you a vast range of local pictures through recent history, from anywhere between one and 100 miles away from you.

Just by signing up with your email address, you’ll get full access to hundreds of thousands of images pulled together from dozens of different online archives including Britain From Above, Francis Frith, our publisher Reach plc’s own library, Geograph and many others.

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Your own historic images can also be added to the archive for others to see.

And you'll be able to breathe new life into your own black and white photographs by using Memory Lane’s incredible tool to give them full colour.

Enter your postcode below to take a trip down Memory Lane and see what amazing discoveries await.

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