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Sun Street Greyhound Stadium, Hanley

Hanley Greyhound and Speedway stadium (also known as Sun Street Stadium) lay between Clough Street, Mount Pleasant and Sun Street in Shelton. The area was also known as Tinkersclough. This is the view ...

Old Fire Station, Hanley

In the foreground is Hanley Fire Station and behind the premises of Webberley Ltd, printers, stationers and booksellers. The camera is looking down Parliament Square towards Percy Street. The Fire ...

Sandon High School,Sandon Road, Meir

The entrance to Sandon High School which was on Sandon Road. The original buildings have been replaced with a modern school, now (2017) Sandon Meridian Academy.

Union Hotel and the old Fire Station, Longton

This photograph was taken at the junction of Uttoxeter Road and Commerce Street (off to the right) in Longton, signed with old style finger posts. The building on the left was the Union Hotel and to its ...

The Albion Hotel, Hanley

The Albion Hotel stands on the corner of Lichfield Street and Old Hall Street in Hanley. This Albion Hotel building dates from 1902. There was a previous Albion Hotel, a posting-house, on this site in ...

Parkhall Colliery

The surface buildings and spoil tips of Parkhall Colliery. The trackway to the top of the tip is very clear. Opened in 1862, the colliery worked three main seams: Bowling Alley, Holly Lane and Hard ...

Parkhall Colliery

Part of Parkhall Colliery alongside the mineral line, the Adderley Green and Bucknall branch line. In the photograph is the winding gear for the shaft and the "screens", where coal was sorted from stone. ...

Parkhall Colliery and tip from Park Hall Hills

Looking towards Longton from Parkhall Hills. The middle of the photograph is dominated by the spoil tips of Parkhall Colliery, closed nearly four years before the picture was taken. Park Hall Road, connecting ...

Blyth Pottery, Longton

This is the rear of Blyth Pottery on Sandgate Street (previously Gate Street) in Longton. The front of the works, operated by John Tams & Sons Ltd., was on Uttoxeter Road. These works produced earthenware. ...

The Broadway, Meir

Photograph taken looking north towards Weston Coyney, Meir Heath is up the hill behind the camera.

The Jolly Colliers' Inn, Loftus Street, Cobridge

Loftus street was one of a group of streets of terraced housing just to the west of York Street in Hanley. The houses have been demolished and the area cleared. Surrounding streets included Sydney Street, ...

Shops around Market Square, Hanley

The view of Market Square from Lamb Street, with Town Road at the top. The Bass public house on Town Road is The Grapes which was next door to The Angel. Demolished in the 1970s it became a car accessory ...

Rataud's Ceramic Transfers in Meigh Street, Hanley

This is the Alliance Works on Meigh Street, built in 1914 and occupied by Rataud's, a ceramic Transfer producing company. The narrow frontage lead to a large works between Meigh Street and Majolica Street ...

Neale Harrison Pottery in Majolica Street, Hanley

Majolica Street was known as Wilson Street until the 1950s. The line of the short street is now buried beneath the A50 Potteries Way. Coming south from Market Street (now Huntbach Street), Majolica Street ...

Mount Street, Northwood, Hanley

The camera is looking north eastwards along Mount Street inn the Northwood area of Hanley. Oak Street is the road running across the bottom. The then open space in the distance is Birches Head. Most ...

Lichfield Basket & Cane Works in Meigh Street, Hanley

Lichfield Basket & Cane Works was opposite the Corona works (on the left) and just along from Rataud's ceramic transfer works (towards the camera on the right hand edge). The company advertised themselves ...

Eastwood from Paxton Street, Hanley

The Eastwood Sanitary Works (George Howson's) viewed from the bottom of Paxton Street in Hanley. In the far distance on the right hand edge of the photograph is the spoil tip of Mossfield Colliery. Lichfield ...

Chromo Pottery Transfers Ltd., Meigh Street, Hanley.

This works was on the corner of Meigh Street and Burton Place in Hanley. It was the site of the Corona clothing works and before that the Corona Pottery. Now demolished, the land is now the rear of Marks ...