Spectators at Valley Parade during the Bradford City Fire Disaster

Made:
1985
maker:
Carl Bromwich

Silver gelatin photograph by Carl Bromwich. Image shows football fans and security personal at Valley Parade after a fire broke out in the main seating area. Wounded people can be seen in the centre of the image, being escorted to safety by security and fellow fans. On 11 May 1985, during a match between Bradford City and Lincoln City football clubs, a fire broke out in the seats of G block, killing 56 and injuring 265 people.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
2010-5011/15
type:
silver gelatin print
credit:
National Science and Media Museum, Bradford