Ken Cubley's photos of Stoke-on-Trent

Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Photos of the Hanley side of Waterloo Road

 

 

Granville Street and Waterloo Road area in 1898
Granville Street and Waterloo Road area in 1898
Many of the houses are now demolished - see the 2007 map below, Woodall Street still exists. The school in Granville Street has been replaced by a new school: Forest Park Primary School.

The same area in 2007 (Google maps)
The same area in 2007 (Google maps)
Woodall Street still exists, Leveson, Gower, Copland and Granville Streets have all been demolished. Garden Row (also known as Garden Street) has been renamed Bowness Street. The terraced houses between Garden Row and Waterloo Road have been demolished and replaced with sheltered housing.

 

Vale Place, bottom of Waterloo Road
Vale Place, bottom of Waterloo Road
photograph looking up towards the Cobridge traffic lights at the top of Waterloo Road.

the Railway Inn is on the left (now demolished), the wall and railings behind the Give Way sign is bridge where the loop line went under Waterloo Road.

 

Top of the Hanley side of Waterloo Road
Top of the Hanley side of Waterloo Road
Left hand side of the road at the Cobridge traffic lights the left turn is into Cobridge Road (was Etruria Road)

This was Cobridge lights before the junction was widened....shops on the left were a newsagents, launderette and maybe a bookies?

Top of the Hanley side of Waterloo Road
Top of the Hanley side of Waterloo Road
Right hand side of the road at the Cobridge traffic lights the left turn is into Elder Road - the immediate turn is now Douglas Street.

On this side was a drapers shop (Austin's ?) number 317

Top of Granville Street - looking towards the old Myott factory
Top of Granville Street - looking towards the old Myott factory
 

Bottom of Granville Street - the houses opposite Gower & Copland Street
Bottom of Granville Street - the houses opposite Gower & Copland Street
 


Holder Street
Leveson Street (on old map) became Holder Street
and was off the top of Granville St  (below Woodhall Street)

 

another view of Holder Street
another view of Holder Street

 

Below Holder Street was Gresham Street 
Below Holder Street was Gresham Street 
(Gower Street on the old map)
this picture taken from Granville Street

Gresham Street - looking at Granville Street
Gresham Street - looking at Granville Street
the houses in Granville Street are being demolished - the Granville School is on the right

Gresham Street looking at bottom side of school
Gresham Street looking at bottom side of school
Waterloo Road can be seen on left.

 


Astbury Street (Copeland Street on the old map)
Astbury Street (Copeland Street on the old map)
was below Gresham Street and was at the junction of bottom of Granville Street

View from Woodhall Street after the demolition
View from Woodhall Street after the demolition
Waterloo Road on the right
on the skyline, from the left are the flats at the top of
the Potteries Way near Union Street, then the tower of St. John's church on Town Road and Blackburn House (the tax offices) in Old Hall Street.

 

photos 2007 - Ken Cubley


also see Alan Chell's photos of this area