The Playhouse, Oldham Rd, Manchester in 1961.

The Playhouse, Oldham Rd, Manchester - the local picture house/cinema. The building has survived the local council's enduring and locust-like demolition fever and still stands, though unused (I believe) and more than a tad forlorn

Broadway Baths New Moston in 1952. Image courtesy P. Stanley.

Broadway Baths New Moston in Image courtesy P.

Failsworth Industrial Society,  Oldham Road, Newton Heath, Manchester.

Failsworth Industrial Society, Oldham Road, Newton Heath, Manchester.

Oldham Road Thorpe Road corner 1905, Newton Heath, Manchester.

Oldham Road Thorpe Road corner 1905, Newton Heath, Manchester.

The Refreshment Rooms, Boggart Hole Clough

The Refreshment Rooms, Boggart Hole Clough

The view across the road from our shop on  Old Church St, Newton Heath towards the White Lion Pub.Can you believe it was just 11d for a pint of mild in 1960.(Over 20 Pints for £1)

The view across the road from our shop on Old Church St, Newton Heath towards the White Lion Pub.Can you believe it was just for a pint of mild in 20 Pints for

Goslings fishmongers Moston Lane 1959

Goslings fishmongers Moston Lane 1959

Newton Heath, Oldham Road, looking towards Oldham 1936

Newton Heath, Oldham Road, looking towards Oldham 1936

Belle Vue Pleasure Gardens - In 1872, Belle Vue Zoo owner bought an Asian Elephant from Edinburgh for £880. The elephant was named Maharajah and was brought to Belle Vue Zoo by travelling over 10 days walking 200 miles.

Belle Vue Pleasure Gardens - In Belle Vue Zoo owner bought an Asian Elephant from Edinburgh for The elephant was named Maharajah and was brought to Belle Vue Zoo by travelling over 10 days walking 200 miles.

All Saint's CofE, Culcheth Lane, Newton Heath

All Saint's CofE, Culcheth Lane, Newton Heath

Inside All Saints CofE, Newton Heath, Manchester

Inside All Saints CofE, Newton Heath, Manchester

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