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The Royal Cinema, Manor Street, Fenton

The Royal Cinema building stands in Manor Street, just off City Road in Fenton. Opened in 1913, it closed as a cinema in 1960 before becoming a nightclub for a short period. At its peak it could seat ...

Fenton Board School, King Street, Fenton

Details of windows, tiles and brickwork on the front of the Fenton Board School on King Street, near Victoria Square. Originally known as the Market street Board School, the buildings housed both infants ...

The Co-Operative Pottery Depot, Goldenhill Road, Longton

The crockery depot stood on the corner of Goldenhill Road and King Street on the edge of Longton. The Co-Op operated potteries such as the Windsor Pottery and the Crown Clarence Pottery in Longton. The ...

Swedenborgian Church, Foley Street, Fenton

The corrugated iron chapel was in Foley Street, on the corner of Packett Street. The camera is looking north along Foley Street. The Swedenborgian or New Church movement started in the United Kingdom ...

St Matthew's Church, Fenton

The camera is looking eastwards with King Street off to the right and Park Road (now Fenpark Road) off to the left. St Matthew's Church is in the centre. Beyond the church is the Turner Memorial School. Sty ...

Old Methodist Chapel, Canning Street, Fenton

This Primitive Methodist Chapel was built in 1873 but by the time the photograph was taken it was in use as a store room for the nearby Sterling Pottery. The buildings to the right belonged to the Victoria ...

Melbourne Works, King Street, Fenton

Close up of the main entrance to Melbourne Works in Foley. The companies listed by the main door are Hales, Hancock & Goodwin Ltd, British Pottery and Healacraft Ltd.

Mount Tabor Methodist Chapel, King Street, Fenton

The Mount Tabor Methodist Chapel in the photograph stood on Market Street (now King Street) in Fenton. The gothic style chapel dates from 1869 replacing a smaller chapel built in 1811. The rebuilt chapel ...

Foley China Works, Fenton

The Foley China Works was on King Street close to the border between Fenton and Longton and dates from 1850. The first operators were Robinson & Co, before the works were taken over by Elijah Brain & ...

Fenton Board School, King Street, Fenton

Previously known as Market Street Board School, this infants' and junior school was established in 1872, with the buildings in the photograph opened in 1878. The school later became Glebe County Infants' ...

British Pottery Company's Melbourne Works, King Street, Fenton

The camera is looking west along King Street towards Fenton. The Melbourne Works in the foreground, stood at the eastern end of King Street in the Foley district. Beyond are the three works Old Foley ...

Aerial view of Normacot and Longton

Looking north west across Normacot, with Longton town centre in the top left corner. The road on the left hand edge is the A5005 Lightwood Road. Star and Garter Road is in the centre foreground.

The old bakery, King Street, Fenton

Standing on the corner of Baron Street and King Street in Fenton, the Overhead Line Fittings Ltd warehouse was originally a bakery. It was the site of the earliest automatic bakery in North Staffordshire, ...

Ramsden's Colours and Glazes, fenton

C E Ramsden manufactured colour chemicals and potters materials. This is part of their works in Montrose Street, Fenton, now demolished. The company had other premises at the bottom of Duke Street in ...

Ramsden's Colour and Glaze works, Fenton

C E Ramsden's colour and glaze works stood on the corner of Montrose Street and King Street in Fenton. The company had other works at the bottom of Duke Street. The building still stands.

C G Ramsden's works, Duke Street, Fenton

C G Ramsden manufactured colours and glazes for the ceramics industry. The works were at the southern end of Duke Street, close to the railway line. The works is on the site of Oldfield's 19th century ...

Longton Railway Station

An aerial photograph taken on the 22 September 1961 from the top of Harvey’s chimney shows a steam locomotive leaving Longton Railway Station. Longton Station opened on the Crewe-Derby line of the North ...

St Thomas Aquinas School, Knowl Street, Stoke-on-Trent

On the left is St Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Junior School in Knowl Street in Stoke. To the right is part of the senior school with the science block. The junior school occupied then original St Peter's ...