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Anchor Works, Longton

The Anchor Works stood at the junction of Anchor Road, Sutherland Road and Market Street. The Anchor works mustn't be confused with the nearby "British Anchor Pottery" on Anchor Road. These works date ...

Anchor Road Bowling Club, Longton

Anchor Road Bowling Club green in Sandford Hill. The green was created on the site of abandoned mine shafts and spoil tips along side Anchor Road. The pavilion is off to the right behind the two members ...

East Vale, Longton

Looking west towards the East Vale area of Longton. The railway line is the Stoke to Derby branch. St John's Church in Longton is close to the railway in the distance. The line of coal wagons are on ...

Longton Railway Station and Bridge

This photograph was taken from Times Square, looking towards Longton railway Station and the bridge over King Street. The station was built on an embankment with a cantilever bridge carrying the line ...

Longton Station

The Phoenix Pottery Works seen from the platform of Longton Station, looking west towards Fenton. Phoenix Pottery was operated by Thomas Forester, specialising in majolica, from the 1880s. The chimney ...

Old Police Station, Longton

The old Longton Police Station on Sutherland Road. this photograph is taken looking towards the junction with Anchor Road and Market Street. The Heathcote Hotel is the building with the round tower on ...

Methodist Central Hall, Longton

This is the main entrance to Methodist Central Hall on the Strand (previously Stafford Street) in Longton. Methodism dates back to the 1780s in Longton, by 1842 a large chapel had been built in Stafford ...

Ruxley Road Methodist Chapel, Bucknall

Ruxley Road Methodist Chapel at the corner with Corneville Road. The brick built chapel was completed in 1891 with an adjoining Sunday School. The houses in this part of Townsend date from the 1900s. ...

Anchor China Works and old Police Station, Sutherland Road, Longton

The Longton end of Sutherland Road with part of Longton Police Station on the right hand edge and the Anchor China Works in the centre. The road sign is giving directions for the junction of Sutherland ...

The Strand, Longton

The view along the Strand towards the railway bridge and Times Square, with the Crown Hotel building behind, taken from close to the corner of Heathcote Road. On the left hand edge is the entrance to ...

Bomb Damage

Bomb damage at the rear of Heathouse Lane, Bucknall, photographed on 23 August 1942. Comment by David Salt: "I was born on 29 January 1941, in 10 Hulton Road, Abbey Hulton. The earliest memory, that ...

The Red Lion Inn, Stoke-on-Trent

The Red Lion Inn stood on Church Street, near the southeastern corner of Stoke Minster Church yard. Carefully demolished, brick by brick, during the construction of the A500 Queensway, it was rebuilt ...

Bucknall Park

The view westwards from Bucknall Park looking over the Trent Valley and towards Northwood. The Biddulph Valley and Leek branch railway line runs across the left of the photograph, in front of the houses ...

Stoke on Trent Nursing Headquarters, Bucknall

This unprepossessing building was the headquarters of the Stoke on Trent District Nursing and Home Nursing Service. it was at number 2 Marychurch Road in Bucknall. With the creation of the National Health ...

St Mary's Pottery Works, Normacot Road, Uttoxeter

This is the back of T C Wild's St Mary's Works on Uttoxeter Road. This photograph was taken looking north from Normacot Road, from a point now underneath the A50. The house on the right hand edge still ...

Ruxley Road, Bucknall

Looking westwards along Ruxley Road towards the Werrington Road/Dividy Lane junction. The photograph was taken from close to the corner of Clowes Road. Almost at the bottom are the chimneys of the calcining ...

Ruxley Road, Bucknall

Looking east along Ruxley Road from the junction with Bucknall Road. The Esso petrol station on the right now occupies the junction and Ruxley Road no longer meets Bucknall Road. Halfway down on the ...

Roslyn China and Gladstone Works, Longton

The rear of the Park Place Works from what was Park Passage, but is now the car park for the Gladstone Museum and the Roslyn Works off Chadwick Street. The Park Place Works is adjacent to the Gladstone ...