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29 Lichfield Street, Hanley

This is the Adam's Sewing Machine (sales and repairs) shop at 29 Lichfield Street in Hanley. Bert Bentley thought this must have been the smallest shop in The Potteries. The shop was in the northern part ...

An Aerial view of Burslem town centre

The aerial photograph was taken in 1927 and shows Market Place running up the middle with the town Hall on its left. In the bottom left hand corner is Fountain Place with St John's Square off to the ...

Avoca Street, Hanley

The camera is looking south east along Avoca Street and into Rawlins Street beyond. This is in the Northwood area of Hanley. Before the renaming of streets in the 1950s, Avoca was Taylor Street and Rawlins ...

Ball Green War Memorial, Stoke-on-Trent

Alsio known as the Whitfield memorial, Ball Green War memorial stood at the junction of Wilding Road (right) and Whitfield Road in Ball Green. It was moved to a new site in Ball Green in 1964, just after ...

Beatrice Street in Brindley Ford, Stoke-on-Trent

Beatrice Street was formerly Victoria Street in Brindley Ford. The street has been demolished, replaced with modern housing and renamed Barmouth Grove. The camera is looking north with Terrance Street ...

Belgrave Road, Dresden. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Belgrave Road, Dresden, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This is one of many street scenes in the Blake Collection. Most of them were taken in the Normacot and Dresden areas near ...

Bemersley Road, Ball Green, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is facing north along Bemersley Road from the end of Knypersley Road. This are is known as Cornhill, a name plate is just visible below the street sign on the wall of the shop to the right. ...

Bengry Road, Normacot.

Bengry's shop at 94, Bengry Road is pictured.

Benson Street, Pitts Hill, Tunstall

Looking east along Benson Street (formerly New Street) in Pitts Hill. The photograph was taken from the corner of St Michaels Road (formerly High Street). On the right is the former Tunstall Primitive ...

Birchendale, 3 St.Johns Square, Burslem

An ornate three storey building, the datestone suggesting it was constructed in 1882. Constructed in red facing flemish bond, with a pitched tiled roof, decorative ridge tiles and two red staged stacks. ...

Bird Cage Walk, Hanley

Bird Cage Walk is a narrow alley connecting Broad Street with Clough Street. The Students' Bookshop building is on the corner of Broad Street and Marsh Street in Hanley. Between this and the neighbouring ...

Boothen Old Road, Stoke upon Trent

A view south from just outside the Boothen Stand at Stoke City's old Victoria Ground. Boothen Old Road is to the left and Lime Street to the right. The corner shop in the centre is now a house but the ...

Boyce Adams shop, Piccadilly, Hanley

Boyce Adams' grocers shop at 32 Piccadilly dates from 1877. In 1962 the company had eleven other shop in the Potteries, with branches as far afield as Alsager and Congleton. The top floor was a café ...

Brassington Bros., Campbell Place, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph showing one of the Brassington Brothers shoe shops is thought to have been taken between 1920 and 1935. It is situated in Campbell Place, Stoke. Notice how the window area is used to a ...

Bratt & Dykes Department Store, Hanley.

Bratt & Dykes was one of the large and fashionable department stores that became popular towards the end of Queen Victoria’s reign. Selling a range of goods these stores took over from the arcade; ...

Brickhouse Street, Burslem

The photograph shows the narrow alleyway at the Market Place end of Brickhouse Street, which connects Queen Street with Market Place in Burslem. It runs alongside the Wedgwood Institute. The Bookmaker's ...

Broadway Roundabout and Sandon Road, Meir. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Broadway Roundabout and Sandon Road, Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This is one of many street scenes in the Blake Collection. Most of them were taken in the Normacot and ...

Broadway, Meir. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene with a view of Broadway roundabout at Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The King's Arms public house is to the left of the picture and a double decker bus can be seen coming round the ...