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Roadworks at Market Square, Stafford

Workers re-laying the road surface in Market Square. To the left can be seen the building site for the new Guildhall. This was demolished in 1934 as part of the Borough Council's scheme to improve the ...

Roadworks on Gaolgate, Stafford

Workmen re-laying the road surface on Gaolgate, close to Market Square. To the right can be seen the building site for the new Burton's store.

Roadworks on Gaolgate, Stafford

Workers re-laying the road surface on Gaolgate. Burton's men's Outfitters shop can be seen to the right. The gap beyond stretches from Stafford Street to Crabbery Street and would be the site of the ...

Roadworks on Greengate Street, Stafford

Workmen re-laying the road surface on Greengate Street, close to Market Square. The Ancient High House can be seen to the right, the Bear Inn to the left.

Roadworks on Greengate Street, Stafford

Workers re-laying the road surface on Greengate Street. On the left can be seen the bay windows of the Swan Hotel, the timber-framed building to the right is Dale's Ironmongers shop.

Roadworks on Greengate Street, Stafford

Workmen re-laying the surface of Greengate Street. The bay windows of the Swan Hotel can be seen to the right.

Roebuck Coaching Inn, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of the Old Roebuck coaching Inn before it was demolished to make way for the Lancaster Buildings.

Rosebank House in transit, Leek

Rosebank House being moved to make way for the new Co-op superstore on Buxton Road. It is pictured being slowly moved on rails along Rosebank Street towards Rosebank Terrace. The house is Grade II listed, ...

Rugeley 'B' Power Station under construction

Construction of Rugeley's 'B' 1000mW Power Station began in 1965 and was completed in 1972. The power station closed in June 2016 and is currently (2019) being demolished. This distant view looks along ...

Rugeley fire station demolition

The demolition of the second Rugeley fire station, built in 1936 on Taylor's Lane. The demolition contractors are Mason Brothers of Pelsall.

Rugeley Town Hall protesters

Protests to stop the demolition of the Town Hall in 1977. The protest was unsuccessful and the hall was demolished soon after, with the exception of the clock tower. A Rugeley Times photograph (courtesy ...

Sampson Bridgwood's Anchor Pottery works, Longton

Demolition work at Sampson Bridgwood's Anchor works in the East Vale area of Longton. The photograph was taken from Goddard Street. Partial demolition shows a "oven-n-'ovel" arrangement. The oven is ...

Sawmill, Henry Venables Ltd., Stafford

Steam sawmill at Henry Venables Ltd. timber yard, Doxey, Stafford. Henry Venables founded his timber business in Foregate Street, next to Bostock’s shoe manufactory. He made wooden packing cases for the ...

Scene of a steeplejack accident, Tower Street, Wolverhampton

Demolition underway at he three-storey factory and chimney formerly belonging to E. Hands & Sons, shoe manufacturers, on Tower Street, Wolverhampton. A note with this glass negative indicates that the ...

Sewage Works under Construction, Stafford,

Building of Stafford's sewage works at Lammascote. This could possibly be the refuse destructor under construction. Photograph donated by Stafford Historical and Civic Society, who retain copyright ...

Shop on Aldergate Street, Tamworth

Single Men’s Accommodation at RAF Stafford

Pictured is the construction of the new single men’s quarters at RAF Stafford. Previously the station's service personnel were accommodated in Nissen huts on the site. The first of the new barrack blocks ...

Site of Blake High School (2), Marston Road, Hednesford, Cannock

This spoil heap later became Blake School's playing fields.