Canal lift bridge, Ivy House Road, Hanley

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Date:October 1963

Description:This lift or draw bridge (number 11) carries Ivy House Road over the Caldon Canal. Over the bridge to the left, and alongside the canal, was J & G Meakin's Eagle Pottery. Demolished in 2005, the land is now housing. Over the bridge to the right is J & G Meakin's Cricket Club ground.

Manually operated at the time of the photograph, the bridge is now electrically powered.

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Creators: Mr Bert Bentley - Creator

Image courtesy of: Stoke on Trent City Archives.

Donor ref:SD1480/168-16 (204/38315)

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