UK - Stoke-on-Trent - Traditional Oatcake Shop Closes | Colin McPherson
Staff in the tiny kitchen preparing and cooking oatcakes at the Hole in the Wall Oatcakes, in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, the last traditional oatcake shop in the city. The business, which was established 115 years ago finally closed on 25th March 2012. The family-run company closed due to the regeneration of the area which will see the business premises, owned by Glenn and Sue Fowler, being demolished.
The tunnels were the canal enters Stoke town.. This location shows where the canal goes into two tunnels - one into the Wolfe Street pottery works and one under Stoke town centre and onto the Trent and Mersey canal. Above the tunnels is a flint mill - to the left are the imposing industrial buildings of Minton, with a long three-storyed building, rising to four storeys in the centre..