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Braddock's Garage c2003/4The garage of H. Braddock and Son Ltd on Oldknow Road in 2003/4. provided by Graham Meakin.Apr 21, 2018
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Braddock's Garage c2003/4The garage of H. Braddock and Son Ltd on Oldknow Road in 2003/4. provided by Graham Meakin.Apr 21, 2018
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Braddock's Garage c2003/4The garage of H. Braddock and Son Ltd on Oldknow Road in 2003/4. provided by Graham Meakin.Apr 21, 2018
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Braddock's Garage c2003/4The garage of H. Braddock and Son Ltd on Oldknow Road in 2003/4. provided by Graham Meakin.Apr 21, 2018
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Braddock's Garage c2003/4The garage of H. Braddock and Son Ltd on Oldknow Road in 2003/4. provided by Graham Meakin.Apr 21, 2018
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Braddock's Garage c2003/4The garage of H. Braddock and Son Ltd on Oldknow Road in 2003/4. provided by Graham Meakin.Apr 21, 2018
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Braddock's Garage c2003/4The garage of H. Braddock and Son Ltd on Oldknow Road in 2003/4. provided by Graham Meakin.Apr 21, 2018
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Braddock's Garage c2003/4The garage of H. Braddock and Son Ltd on Oldknow Road in 2003/4. provided by Graham Meakin.Apr 21, 2018


Marple's Changing Face


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Marple's Changing Face was produced by the late Gordon Mills in 2003. Gordon was a prolific writer, photographer and local historian who produced several fascinating video interviews with local people, guided local history walks and this, the definitive photo history presentation of "Marple's Changing Face".

5 files, last one added on Apr 07, 2012
Album viewed 794 times

Stockport Road (Northwest)


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This album of Stockport Road covers the section from Dan Bank to the junctions of Station Road and Church Lane, where for so many years the Jolly Sailor Pub was a major landmark at the heart of the community.

113 files, last one added on Jul 18, 2015
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Stockport Road (Southeast)


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This second album of Stockport Road covers the area beyond the junctions with Station Road and Church Lane up to the Navigation Hotel, another major landmark central to the community that thankfully remains.

87 files, last one added on Dec 23, 2017
Album viewed 4865 times

District Centre


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Marple District Centre was changed radically in the 1970s when Market Street was paved over and Hibbert Lane was extended between Church Lane and Stockport Road. The numbered images in this album were taken by Marple UDC during these changes and the location of each shot was marked on a large plan of the area, which is also included in the album. Additional photos taken by Pete Robinson during the 1970s and provided by Eddie Ashworth, who worked on the improvements, were added in 2015/16.

109 files, last one added on Jan 02, 2016
Album viewed 1012 times

Market Street


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Market Street is now the thriving centre of Marple shopping, recently regenerated with improvements to the paved area. Most of the pictures in this album show a very different Market Street, before pedestrianisation, but it's clear that it was at the heart of the community then too.

81 files, last one added on Jul 06, 2017
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Hollins Mill & Estate


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The Hollins estate was first mentioned in 1712 and when Hollins Mill was built in 1830 the present day centre of Marple developed around it. Nothing is left of the Mill today but Marple Memorial Park remains at the heart of Marple and is a lasting legacy of the mill owners' generosity and the community's losses during the Great War. This album contains images relating to the mill and the estate, including Marple Memorial Park.

89 files, last one added on Jul 17, 2016
Album viewed 612 times

Church Lane


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This album covers Church Lane, running from the junction with Stockport Road up, past the Hatters Arms and the junctions with Hibbert Lane and Market Street, on past the Con Club and the Ring o' Bells and all the way to All Saints' Church.

103 files, last one added on Jul 06, 2017
Album viewed 1433 times

Station Road and Brabyns Brow


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This album covers Station Road from the junction with Stockport Road up past Memorial Park towards Marple Station, where it turns into Brabyns Brow, and on down the Brow past Brabyns Park and on to Marple Bridge.

87 files, last one added on Jul 06, 2017
Album viewed 1440 times

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Nab Top Sanatorium2950 viewsNab Top Sanatorium, now Marple Dale Nursing Home. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Station North Platform2515 viewsThe north platform in 1969.
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Marple Wharf Junction2390 viewsMarple Wharf Junction signal box in the 1960s.
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Woodville School 1960s2389 viewsWoodville School, now Cheadle and Marple Sixth Form College Buxton Lane Campus. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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West Towers / Almonds2272 viewsHotel West Towers / Almonds Restaurant makes way for "progress".
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Bunker's Hill2195 viewsAn early view of Bunker's Hill.
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Beechwood Manor2090 viewsBeechwood Manor was home to Edward Ross J.P., Secretary of the M.S.L. from 1850 to 1892. He had a private footpath to Marple Station, descending to the line after crossing the footbridge that can be seen in the background.
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Marple Station1988 viewsMarple Station just prior to demolition.

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Dan Bank Stabilisation p2 - April 2011Dan Bank position 2 photographed by Arthur Procter in April 2011, stabilisation works almost completed.
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Dan Ban Toll HouseThe Toll House on Dan Bank and the corner of Otterspool Road.
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Marple Dale Nursing Home 1997Nurses rest Room at Marple Dale Nursing Home, formerly Nab Top Sanatorium, in 1997. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Brabyns LodgeA different view of Brabyns Lodge, looking uphill toward the canal.
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65 - Marple District Centre 1970Trinity Street, off Stockport Road in 1970. Now entrance to the car park and service road. Position 65 on UDC plan. From MLHS Archives.
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Marple Station 1978Marple Station and car park on 12 September 1978. From Warwick Burton collection in Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Greenbank HouseLooking into the garden of Greenbank House on Hibbert Lane.
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Station Road 1978Station Road alongside Memorial Park, from the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated 1978.

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