Huntbach Street, Hanley,
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Street (and Upper Huntbatch Street),
formerly Market Street
Market Street ran from Market Square in Hanley up the hill to Eaton Street and St. John Street on the boundary between Hanley and Northwood - in the early 1950's Market Street was renamed to Hunbach Street (after Alderman Michael Huntbach who was a localy well known drapers shop owner).
In 1986 the development of the A50 "Potteries Way" ring road cut across a number of streets and the top half of Huntbatch Street was renamed Upper Huntbach Street.
Huntbatch Street and Upper Huntbatch Street, Hanley
Market Street and renamed to Huntbatch Street in the early 1950's
In 1986 the development of the A50 "Potteries Way" ring road cut through Huntbatch Street
Market Street on a 1898 map
The Grapes public house on the corner of Market Street
photo: The Sentinel 'The Way We Were'
The Grapes was
demolished in the 1970's a a Halfords car accessory shop
built - later this was converted into a Co-op Bank
occupants of Market Street in 1907
'Business Reference Guide to The Potteries, Newcastle & District'
Hanley Market and area in 1933
the red line is Market Street (Later Huntbatch Street)
- click photo for more -
the lower part of Market Street, Hanley in 1933
in the early 1950's renamed to Huntbatch Street
Red Line =
Green Line = King Street
Blue Line = Bath Street
Blue Square = Huntbatch's drapers shop (Huntbatch Street was named after him)
Yellow Obalong = Indoor Market (fronting Market Square)
Purple Obalong = Old Hall potworks of Charles Meigh & Son
1 = The Grapes
2 = the offices of Ind Coope and Co. Ltd.
3 = Waverley Commercial Hotel Company (formerly The Waverley Temperance Hotel)
4 = S.H. Trueman, Monumental Mason
1907 Staffordshire Sentinel
'Business Reference Guide to
The Potteries, Newcastle & District'
for C Henwood & Son
The Grapes Vaults
1 & 3 Market Street
Art Dyers and Dry Cleaners
26 Market Street
for S H Trueman
Sculptor & Stonemason
59 & 61 Market Street
From: "A descriptive
account of The Potteries (illustrated)
Alfred Chew and Co., Wholesale and Family Wine and Spirit Merchants,
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