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Flash Lane Nursery School, Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trent

The nursery school in Flash Lane was built in the late 1940s or early 1950s, with babies' bibs drying on the wooden clothes horses. This is the main entrance off Flash Lane. It is one of a number of pre ...

Pre-fabricated houses in Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trent

An estate of pre-fabricated houses was built on open land just to east of Harpfield Road and north of Flash Lane in Trent Vale. The houses were built as part of the Temporary Housing Programme at the ...

Harpfield Road, Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking north east up Harpfield Road from close to the junction with Newcastle Road (A34). The road curves round towards the roundabout at Keelings Drive, off the photograph. Flash Lane ...

Keelings Drive, Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph is taken from the corner of London Road in Trent Vale. The camera is looking north west along Keelings Drive. The western part of Keelings Drive, leading to Newcastle Road (A34) was developed ...

Sutton Dwellings Trust Estate Office, Sutton Drive, Stoke-on-Trent

The Sutton Trust estate Office managed the housing estate built by the Sutton Dwellings Trust on the Stoke Lodge estate in the mid 1920s. The office was at the northern end of Sutton Drive, just beyond ...

Hawthorne Cottage in Leaside Road, Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trent

Hawthorne Cottage is at the bottom of Leaside Road. It was originally just the far side of the Stoke to Newcastle Canal, now filled in. The date tablet on the gable end reads 1849. This photograph is ...

London Road, Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trent

The view southwards along London Road. The flats at the bottom are at the junction with Newcastle Road (A34). Elphinstone Road (formerly Lincoln Road) goes off to the left with the groceries and provisions ...

Grove Lodge, London Road, Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trent

Grove Lodge stood at the main entrance to Charles Elphinstone's High Grove House (off to the right). This is now part of St Joseph's College. Grove Lodge first appears as The Lodge on the 1901 OS Map. ...

Mazda Lamps factory and Mother's Pride Bakery, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent

The industrial site on the far side of Newcastle Road (A34) had two factories. Farthest away from the camera is the Mother's Pride Bakery. This was part of Premier Foods group. Between the 1960s and ...

Mothers Pride Bakery and Mazda Lamps factory, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent

These two factories were just north of the junction with Clayton Lane. Mother's Pride was part of Premier foods and in the 1970s and 80s was the best selling white bread in the UK. Much of the Midlands ...

Dipping Ware, Spode, Stoke-on-Trent

Pottery factory interior depicting a dipper and his female assistant working in a dipping house. The workers are in the process of dipping fired (or biscuit) ware in preparation for a second glost ...

Trent Vale Bakeries, Stoke-on-Trent

Birkett & Roberts Trent Vale Bakery at the junction of Newcastle Road and Clayton Lane. Since the photograph was taken the bakery has become part of Premier Foods and the "Mr Kipling" brand, launched ...

The Knoll, Penkhull

The Knoll is a detached villa like house on the corner of Bakewell Street and Trent Valley road in Penkhull. When the house was built in the middle of the 19th century, Bakewell Street was known as Minton ...

Elphinstone Road, Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trebt

Looking from the bend in Elphinstone Road eastwards towards the junction with Highgrove Road. The terrace of houses was built between 1900 and 1924. Up until the 1950s, it was known as Lincoln Road, ...

Clayton Lane from Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking southwards along Clayton Lane from close to the junmction with the A34 (Newcastle Road). On the left are bakery buildings, at the time of the photograph, Birkett & Roberts Trent Vale Bakery, producing ...

Campbell Road from Hanford Bridge, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph is looking northeast along Campbell Road away from the junction with Stone Road at Hanford Bridge. Where the photographer was standing is now part of the Hanchurch roundabout and flyover. ...

A view north from Hartshill Park, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from the top of Vicarage Road, at the entrance to Hartshill Park and Nature Reserve. The camera is looking northwards. Inn the foreground is the Diamond Clay Works, manufacturing ...

A view from Hartshill Park, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking north east from the end of Vicarage Road at the entrance to Hartshill Park and Nature Reserve. The middle of the photograph is dominated by the gas holders and buildings of Etruria ...