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PMT depot, Scotia Road, Burslem

The Potteries Motor Traction company's Burslem depot was on Scotia Road. Originally it was Brown's Motor Co garage and was taken over by PMT in 1951. Enlarged in 1961, it took over from Goldenhill as ...

North Road, Burslem

The view north west along North Road from the junction with Sandbach Road. The railway bridge carried the Potteries Loop Line: Cobridge Station was to then left. In the distance are the potworks in Burslem ...

Johnson Matthey's Ceramic Laboratory, Nile Street, Burslem.

Johnson Matthey's ceramic research laboratory was at the top of Nile Street in Burslem. Off to the left is Mayer Bank and to the right of Johnson Matthey's was Holy Trinity Church (demolished in 1959). ...

Newcastle Street, Dalehall, Burslem

The "rag and bone" man with his pony & cart passing the Great Eastern public house on the corner of Newcastle Street and Orme Street in Dalehall. The cart is heading towards the Staff of Life public ...

Ford's Pottery, Newcastle Street, Burslem

Looking southwest along the upper end of Newcastle Street, just outside Burslem. The buildings on the right were part of Ford's Pottery, which extended up from Blake Street. Ford's were an earthenware, ...

St John's Square, Burslem

Looking from St John's Square towards Market Place and the old Town Hall in Burslem. The photograph was taken from outside the Duke William public house. The square was built up from the 1800s and appears ...

Burslem School of Art, Queen Street, Burslem

Burslem School of Art in Queen Street. The grade II listed building was built between 1900 and 1924 on the site of an old pottery manufactory. Directly opposite is the Wedgwood Institute. Queen Street ...

Bottle oven and workshops, Packhorse Lane, Burslem.

Packhorse Lane was the original road from Fountain Place to Longport. Enoch Wood's Fountain Place pottery, opened in 1789 straddled the lane. It was closed in 1850 and has been subdivided into a variety ...

The Grange, Burslem

The camera is looking south towards Shelton iron and steel works and the headgear of Wolstanton Colliery. The photograph was taken from the bridge near the northern end of the Grange mineral railway line. The ...

Potteries landscape from Navigation Road, Burslem.

Bert Bentley was looking east over Burslem from the top of Navigation Road. Just to the right of the bottle ovens is the short tower of St John's Church (a grade II listed building). The tower is the ...

Portland House, Newcastle Street, Burslem

The grade II listed building on the corner of Furlong Parade and Newcastle Street was built in the early 1830s for the Riley family of potters who built the Hill Pottery Works on Westport Road. The bay ...

Norton cricket ground and Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken looking north east from bottom of Harold Street, Smallthorne before the housing estates were developed. They now occupy the open space in the foreground. The spoil tip belonged ...

Newcastle Street, Middleport

The photograph shows the view west along Newcastle Street, up the hill towards Burslem. St Paul Street on the left lead to St Paul's Church. The buildings just beyond and along it have been demolished ...

New Street, Burslem

The view northwest along New Street in Burslem. On the left is the back of the Central works of Sadler & Co, one of the leading manufacturers of earthenware teapots. They were famous for their "Brown ...

Midwinter's Stylecraft Pottery, Navigation Road, Burslem

Midwinter's Pottery on Upper Hadderidge, off Navigation Road in Burslem. Although known for tablewares, Midwinter's also manufactured figures and figurines. The Stylecraft range was contemporary animal ...

Midwinter's Pottery, Navigation Road, Burslem

Looking southwest along Navigation Road from close to its junction with Croft Street. Off to the right is Upper Hadderidge (no longer in existence). In the far distance are the faint outlines of Wolstanton ...

Kirk Street, Smallthorne, Stoke-on-Trent

Kirk Street runs northwest off Ford Green Road in Smallthorne, from where this photograph was taken. At the bottom is Coseley Street. Until the 1950s, Kirk Street was Church Street and Edward Street ...

John Maddock's pottery, Newcastle Street, Burslem

This is the older part of John Maddock's works at the top of Newcastle Street in Burslem. The company has been in Newcastle Street since its foundation in 1830, although this is the older part of a more ...