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British Anchor Pottery, Longton

The rear of the Anchor Pottery seen from near Longton Police Station, just a little way east of Longton Station. At least one of the two bottle ovens was still in use. The Stoke to Derby railway line ...

Windsor and Elektra Potteries, Longton

The Windsor and Elektra Potteries were on Edensor Road, just before the junction with Clayton Road. This photograph was taken looking south from in front of the old Alhambra Cinema, with Clayton Road ...

Wellington Secondary School, Hanley

Wellington Road County Secondary School. The school started life as Wellington Council School around 1891. Reorganised as a secondary school in 1932. The buildings have become St Luke's Church of England ...

Webberley's shop, Percy Street, Hanley

This imposing building on the corner of Percy Street and Tontine Street is the Free Trade Building. From 1924 it was the home to Webberley's (printers, stationers and booksellers). Previous occupants ...

Unidentified bottle oven, Sampson Street, Hanley

An unidentified oven in Sampson Street Hanley. The photograph was taken from Hope Street. The oven was possibly part of John Bevington's works at 29 Clarence Street (Sampson Street was known s Clarence ...

Town Road from Market Square, Hanley

The camera is looking north along Town Road from the edge of Market Square. Today this is the entrance to the Potteries Shopping Centre. The shop on the left is Sherwin's Music Store which everything ...

Sylvan Pottery, Ratton Street, Hanley

Ratton street runs between Upper Huntbach Street and Upper Hillchurch Street in Hanley. This photograph was taken from close to the corner of Hillchurch Street. The main building still stands as Sylvan ...

Staffordshire Fruit Company, Parker Street, Hanley.

Parker Street was in between Clough Street and Etruria Road in Hanley, approximately where the supermarket car park is. The street led down to the goods yard and shed that was the first Hanley Station. ...

Stafford Street, Lewis's store from Miles Bank, Hanley

Stafford Street and Lewis's "new" store as seen from Miles Bank. The photograph was taken fro the corner of Trinity Street. On the right, in the distance is the "new" 1964 Lewis's store and closest to ...

Stafford Street from Albion Street, Hanley

This was the view along Stafford Street from the junction with Albion Street (left) and Lichfield Street. Partial pedestrianisation has excluded much of the traffic. On the left, the building site, previously ...

Stafford Street and Lewis's Arcade, Hanley

Lewis's Arcade and 1935 store on Stafford Street. This was the view south along Stafford Street from the corner of New Hall Street. On the left hand edge is the "new" Lewis's store under construction. ...

St John Street Chapel, Hanley

St John Street runs north - south between Broom Street and Upper Huntbach Street. The chapel is close to the southern end. St John Street Chapel started life as a Welsh Presbyterian or Calvinist Methodist ...

Shaw & Copestake's Pottery, Longton

This is the Sylvan Works of Shaw and Copestake on Normacot Road in Longton. Chadwick Street goes off to the left, with the derelict Old Sea Lion Inn on the corner. The photograph was taken from the corner ...

Royal Stafford Pottery, Longton

In the background is the Royal Stafford China Works of Thomas Pool & Gladstone China Ltd. who specialised in producing mid priced tableware. This was originally part of the 19th Century Cobden Works. ...

Old Theatre Royal in Pall Mall, Hanley

The old Theatre Royal was in Pall Mall. The camera is looking northwest along Pall Mall towards Marsh Street. The large building is the YMCA on the corner of Marsh Street and Clough Street. This became ...

Old Betty Plant's sweet factory, Hanley

Old Betty Plant's was a confectionery business on the corner of Morley Street and Statham Street in Hanley. The "Old Betty" name came from the wife of the founder, Albert Plant. the factory in Statham ...

Mossfield Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent

A view north west towards Moss field Colliery spoil tip and the remains of the surface buildings. The photograph was taken from the Adderley Green area. The piles of railway sleepers in the foreground ...

Hanley Public Market on Tontine Street, Hanley

Before moving to the Potteries Shopping Centre, Hanley Pubic Market was in the old meat market on Tontine Street. This photograph shows the entrance on Tontine Street in the days before traffic was banned. ...