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View from Primrose Hill, Hanford

A view south east from the Primrose Hill area of Hanford. Almost in the centre is the "A frame" head gear and pit head buildings of Hem Heath colliery, now demolished. This is now part of the Trentham ...

Lift bridge on Caldon Canal near Long Butts Farm, Stoke-on-Trent

The lift bridge (bridge number 23) on the Caldon Canal close to Long Butts Farm on Ball Lane, Stockton Brook, Stoke-on-Trent. Sometimes called a drawbridge, this lift bridge is hand operated using a windlass ...

Stockton Brook waterworks and Caldon Canal.

The view west along the Caldon Canal with the Staffordshire Potteries Water Company's Stockton Brook pumping station on the right. A successful trial borehole was drilled in 1882 into the underlying Millstone ...

Caldon Canal at Stockton Brook, Stoke-on-Trent

The lower lock (of five) on the Caldon Canal at Stockton Brook. These locks lift the canal to its summit level. The lock overflow is at the left edge of the photograph and Stockton Brook waterworks is ...

Caldon Canal and waterworks at Stockton Brook

The view north along the Caldon Canal near middle lock at Stockton Brook. To the right is the chimney of Stockton Brook Waterworks. The waterworks were built in 1884 by the Staffordshire Potteries Water ...

Wilson Road, Hanford

Looking southwest along Wilson Road from the Church Lane crossroads. Church Lane is off to the right and Queen Mary Road to the left. The two cottages on the corner have been replaced with modern housing, ...

Trotting cart at Mill Farm, Abbey Hulton

The photograph shows George B (the horse) in a sulky horse racing chariot with the driver, Ann Whieldon. A sulky is a lightweight two-wheeled cart with just a driver's seat. According to Bert Bentley ...

Starland Bingo Hall, Leek Road, Abbey Hulton

The Starland bingo hall on Leek Road opposite Abbots Road, was formerly a cinema. Since 2009 the building has been occupied by Campus City Breathe City Church. Formerly known as The Abbey Cinema, it opened ...

Leek Road, Abbey Hulton

A view south along Leek Road from the corner with Birches Head Road. To the left are the buildings of the now demolished Carmountside Junior High School. This was also the site of the Cistercian Abbey ...

Greasley Road, Abbey Hulton

The present Abbey Hill School under construction in 1964. Built originally as a Special School it is now part of the Special Schools Co-operative Trust. The school occupies a site at the south eastern ...

Carmountside Junior High School, Beard Grove, Abbey Hulton

The main (front) entrance to Carmountside Junior High School, formerly Carmountside County Secondary School, opened in 1938. The buildings on Beard Grove occupied part of the the site of the former Hulton ...

Carmountside Junior High School, Abbey Hulton

The north side of Carmountside Junipor High School. This was formerly Carmountside County Secondary School opened in 1938. The view is from Leek Road. The school occupied part of the site of the medieval ...

Carmountside Junior High School, Abbey Hulton

The Leek Road frontage of Carmountside Junior High School, now demolished. Originally Carmountside County Secondary school, opened in 1938, the school occupied part of the site of Hulton Abbey. The clock ...

Carmountside Junior High School, Abbey Hulton.

The "New" front to Carmountside Junior High School with the clock tower on the north side. The school opened in 1938 as Carmountside County Secondary School. It was built on part of the site of Hulton ...

Birches Head Road, Abbey Hulton

The view east along Birches Head Road from Leek Road in Abbey Hulton. The housing to the top right of the photograph is in Sneyd Green. The land to the left of the junction is now housing and Carmountside ...

Biddulph Valley Branch mineral railway at Milton Road, Stoke-on-Trent

A view north along the ex North Staffordshire Railway's Biddulph Valley Branch near Milton Road. Norton Colliery waste tip and the Ford Green Iron Works are the centre behind the line house. Much of the ...

Barratt Gardens, Abbey Hulton

Barratt Gardens is on the northern edge of Carmountside Crematorium and Cemetery. It's a crescent of old people's homes and a community centre which dates from the mid-1950's. The bungalows owe their ...

Bagnall Road, Milton, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking east along Bagnall Road with Baddeley Edge on the horizon. Rosevale Street is off to the right. This side of Milton, east of Leek Road was known as the "up end" of the village. Before the 1890s, ...