Stoke-on-Trent - photo of the week
Hanley indoor market
On the left was the Hanley indoor market with the well known names of Sherwins the music shop and Goodwins the bakers on the corner.
The large market also
housed Swynerton's Café and Sherwin's music store
Indoor Market - photo taken on a quiet Sunday, from Market Square
Since 1776 Hanley had had full market rights and the indoor market hall, in a 'classical style with Doric columns', the market hall was opened in 1849 on the site of the former Swan Inn.
photos: Kenneth Cubley
Demolition of the market in the 1980's to make way for the Potteries Shopping Centre:-
photos: Eileen Hallam