UK - Stoke-on-Trent - Traditional Oatcake Shop Closes | Colin McPherson
Staff in the tiny kitchen preparing and cooking oatcakes at the Hole in the Wall Oatcakes, in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, the last traditional oatcake shop in the city. The business, which was established 115 years ago finally closed on 25th March 2012. The family-run company closed due to the regeneration of the area which will see the business premises, owned by Glenn and Sue Fowler, being demolished.
The tunnels were the canal enters Stoke town.. This location shows where the canal goes into two tunnels - one into the Wolfe Street pottery works and one under Stoke town centre and onto the Trent and Mersey canal. Above the tunnels is a flint mill - to the left are the imposing industrial buildings of Minton, with a long three-storyed building, rising to four storeys in the centre..
Stoke-on-Trent, Pottery and Ceramics, Tunstall, Burslem, Hanley, Stoke, Fenton, Longton
Stoke-on-Trent and the North Staffordshire Potteries - Ceramic and Pottery Marks, History, Photographs and Maps of Stoke-on-Trent, Tunstall, Burslem, Hanley. Stoke, Fenton and Longton,
Bert Bentley's North Staffordshire: 21 fascinating pictures of Hanley
Bert Bentley was commissioned by the Stoke-on-Trent City Archives Department to record the changing face of life in Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire during a period of major regeneration and slum clearance. Throughout his time as a photographer Bert has taken some fabulous photographs across the whole of North Staffordshire. These pictures of Hanley are a great example of some of his work over the years - from Old Betty Plants Toffees to the demolition of Lewis' - there are some truly…
Way We Were: Hope Street and skittle teams in Hanley
MADAM, – As you know, we have exchanged a few letters in the past and it was nice to see my name mentioned again regarding Hope Street in Hanley (The Way We Were, October 4). As you know, I...
Nostalgic football scenes by Sid Kirkham
It's hard not to like Sid Kirkham's artwork for a number of reasons. 1. It usually features nostalgic football scenes of fans going to or from games. 2. Those
30 wonderful pictures of Hanley in the 1970s
There have been many, many changes in Hanley in recent years. Not only has the skyline altered dramatically, but you will see from these pictures that the street scene has also changed too - and long gone are some of our favourite High Street shops. We have delved deep into our archive here at StokeonTrentLive to find some of the best pictures from the Seventies. Here you will find photographs of Fountain Square, Hanley Park, Town Road and Parliament Row - as well as a few pictures of Hanley…