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48 Broad Street, Hanley

In the 1960s, number 48 Broad Street was occupied by Gestetner, a company that manufactured duplication and reproducing machines in the days before photocopiers. Gestetnering involved making a stencil ...

A view up Basford Bank, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph was taken looking up Etruria Road from close to the junction with Basford Park Road. Sackville Street is off to the left just by the Davenport's off-licence. This road formed part of the ...

Albion Street, Longton

Derilict property on Albion Street, Longton. Photograph taken from Normacot Road.

Alhambra Picture House, Normacot

The Alhambra picture house stood on Upper Normacot Road. It was built in 1914 by T. C. Wild, a Longton pottery owner, later Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent. The cinema closed in 1977, and stood derelict ...

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 ...

Bakery, Maunders Road, Milton, Stoke-on-Trent

Number 51 Maunders Road (originally called Market Street) was once a bakery, by 1964 it had been split into a shop and a house and has now been demolished and replaced with modern housing. In the early ...

Bank Street, Tunstall

Looking north east along Bank Street from close to the corner with Hawes Street (formerly Upper Mount Street). In the far distance is the waste tip of Whitfield Colliery. Towards the bottom of the street, ...

Bengry Road, Normacot.

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

Bew Street, Ball Green, Stoke-on-Trent

A view along Bew Street in Ball Green. The camera is looking south west from Bemersley Road in the area known as Cornhill. The buildings both side of the road remain much as they are in the photograph. ...

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 ...

Boote's Tile Works, Waterloo Road, Burslem

Looking along Waterloo Road up towards Swan Square in Burslem. The large building on the right, on the corner of Zion Street (previously Regent Street), was the Waterloo Pottery operated by T & R Boote, ...

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; ...

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 Roundabout. 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 ...