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Bridge Street, Stafford

Postcard published by Valentine & Sons Ltd., Dundee and London. Postmarked 24 February 1907.

Bridge Street, Stafford

Bridge Street, close to Green Bridge, looking towards the town centre. The clock tower belongs to the Royal Brine Baths, built in 1892. The open-sided tower was used by the fire brigade to dry their ...

Bridge Street, Stafford

Photograph taken from Grapes Corner, the junction of Lichfield Road, Bailey Street and Newport Road. On the right, in the distance, can be seen the clock tower of the Royal Brine Baths. The open-sided ...

Bridge Street, Stafford,

Photograph taken from Grapes Corner, the junction of Lichfield Road, Bailey Street and Newport Road. On the right, in the distance, can be seen the clock tower of the Royal Brine Baths. The open-sided ...

Bridge Street, Stafford, (1)

The public house on the left is the Grapes Hotel. On the right, in the distance, can be seen the clock tower of the Royal Brine Baths. The open-sided tower was used by the fire brigade to dry their ...

Bridgeford Players’ production of ‘The Poltergeist’, Great Bridgeford

A scene from the Bridgeford Players’ production of Frank Harvey’s comedy ‘The Poltergeist’. Left to right: Cyril Whitehouse, John Bedford, Beryl Whitehouse, Gwyneth Williams, Barbara Macleod and James ...

Brine Swim, Royal Brine Baths, Stafford,

In the 1880s a thick bed of salt was discovered on Stafford Common, during the search for a water supply for the town. This led to the opening of the Brine Baths in Greengate Street in 1892, designed ...

Britannia Picture House, Cheslyn Hay

William 'Neddy' Thacker with horse and cart outside the Britannia Picture House, Rosemary Road, Cheslyn Hay. The cinema opereated during the 1930s and the site is now (2007) occupied by flats at Liberty ...

British Legion Headquarters, London Road, Stoke-on-Trent

The British Legion headquarters building stood at the corner of Sheppard Street and London Road in Stoke. The building was also the London Road Sports and Social Club. Built in the 1880s, the house predates ...

Broad Sreet, Hanley

Photograph taken looking down Broad Street. The ABC cinema is on the right, showing Tobe Hooper's 1982 film "Poltergeist". The Mitchell Memorial Hall is just down the road from the cinema. On the left ...

Broadway Cinema, Meir

Photograph taken looking south-west. The Broadway cinema was opened on the 14th of December 1936. Built in the Art Deco style, it had an angular design, rounded corners, a "grand staircase" entrance ...

Broadway cinema, Meir. Photographed by William Blake

The Broadway cinema was opened on the 14th of December 1936. Built in the Art Deco style, it had an angular design, rounded corners, a "grand staircase" entrance and seating for 1,000 people. It also ...

Bucknall Workingmen's Club, Marychurch Road, Bucknall

Bucknall Workingmen's Club and Institute was on Marychurch Road, just south of St Mary's Church. Today the land is modern housing. The club was built on the site of Grove House. Bert Bentley notes that ...

Building the City Central Library, Bethesda Street, Hanley

This photograph was taken during the early stages of the building of the City Central Library and Archives in Bethesda Street. On the left is the chimney attached to the boiler house and on the right ...

Buildings adjacent to Matthew Wardhaugh's theatre, Longton.

Buildings being demolished in The Strand, Longton. Matthew Wardhaugh (1813-188) was born in Whitechapel, London. He was first employed as a call boy at Drury Lane Theatre, then made a living by reciting ...

Burslem Public Baths, Moorland Road, Burslem

Burslem Public Baths were on Moorland Road alongside the Loop Line and opposite Burslem Station entrance. Behind was a narrow lane that lead to Chapel Lane. The Loop Line ran under Moorland Road and the ...

Burslem Town Hall

The western end of Burslem's second Town Hall in Market Place. Opened in 1854, this building replaced the first Town Hall and was built on the same site. Behind to the left are PMT buses parked in Market ...

Burton in Flood, Burton Bridge and Meadowside Leisure Centre

This view taken from the Bass Water Tower, shows how the flood water has reached the flood defences.