Aerial view of Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1980 - 1987 (c.)

Description:The Gas Holder and Smithfield Cattle market, demolished in the mid 1990s, can be seen in the bottom left hand corner of this photograph. Safeway supermarket were occupying this site in 2002. The building work pictured on the left hand side of this photograph was to be Fine Fare, which was in 2002, after years of being unoccupied, the Warner Brothers Cinema.

Barracks Road, going towards Nelson Place, is pictured on the right hand side of this photograph. Barracks Road was still a single carriage road at this time and was lined on both sides by terraced housing. All of the buildings on the left of Barracks Road were demolished in the late 1980s to enable the road to be widened.


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1900s
Wakes, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Wakes, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The busy market merges with the fair ground rides in this scene of a Wakes in Newcastle. ...

1930s
Market Hall, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Market Hall, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The covered market hall, seen here on the right was built in 1854, in order to supplement ...

1970s
Octocentenary Celebrations, Newcastle-Under-Lyme
Octocentenary Celebrations, Newcastle-Under-Lyme

A view of the crowded High Street during the celebrations. In 1973 Newcastle ...

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Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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