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E & E Overalls / E & E WorkwearInside the former Albert Schools building on 1 March 2019, the week before closure for demolition. By Arthur Procter.Mar 04, 2019
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E & E Overalls / E & E WorkwearInside the former Albert Schools building on 1 March 2019, the week before closure for demolition. By Arthur Procter.Mar 04, 2019
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E & E Overalls / E & E WorkwearInside the former Albert Schools building on 1 March 2019, the week before closure for demolition. By Arthur Procter.Mar 04, 2019
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E & E Overalls / E & E WorkwearInside the former Albert Schools building on 1 March 2019, the week before closure for demolition. By Arthur Procter.Mar 04, 2019
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E & E Overalls / E & E WorkwearInside the former Albert Schools building on 1 March 2019, the week before closure for demolition. By Arthur Procter.Mar 04, 2019
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E & E Overalls / E & E WorkwearInside the former Albert Schools building on 1 March 2019, the week before closure for demolition. By Arthur Procter.Mar 04, 2019
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E & E Overalls / E & E WorkwearInside the former Albert Schools building on 1 March 2019, the week before closure for demolition. By Arthur Procter.Mar 04, 2019
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E & E Overalls / E & E WorkwearInside the former Albert Schools building on 1 March 2019, the week before closure for demolition. By Arthur Procter.Mar 04, 2019


The Railways


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This album covers both Marple Railway Station and Rose Hill Station as we do not yet have enough pictures to split them into separate albums. If you can help with more photographs of either station, please get in touch.

236 files, last one added on Feb 12, 2017
Album viewed 1600 times

The Lime Kilns


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Little of Samuel Oldknow's Lime Kilns remain today and it is difficult to imagine the scale and impact that these early industrial buildings had on Marple's landscape. The images in this album will help to give some idea. Click here to read more about the Lime Kilns.

141 files, last one added on Jan 01, 2018
Album viewed 956 times

Dan Bank and Dooley Lane Area


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This album covers the Dan Bank and Dooley Lane area, including Otterspool, Chadkirk and as far up as Bunker's Hill. You could claim that some of this is not strictly Marple but then you'd be missing out on some great photos.

176 files, last one added on Dec 27, 2018
Album viewed 1124 times

Marple from the Air


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These images of Marple from the air were taken between 1955 and the early 1960s. They can be dated by the Hollins Mill, still there in 1955 but demolished in 1957, and Hollins Parade and Hanburys being built in the late 50s or early 60s. The photos are from Marple Local History Society's Archives.

15 files, last one added on Jun 18, 2013
Album viewed 359 times

Park & Paterson Foundry


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Park & Paterson (Manchester) Ltd was situated on Cross Lane, Marple. The original foundry premises were built during the latter part of the 19th century and had railway access from the adjoining Rose Hill line. The firm went into receivership in 2004. The photos in this album are from Marple Local Histoery Society Archives and are mostly undated.

51 files, last one added on Jan 09, 2011
Album viewed 1971 times

Stockport Hydro


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The Stockport hydro scheme at Otterspool Weir is Manchester's first community-owned hydro-electric project. This album contains photos taken by local people during its construction and since it began generating electricity in October 2012.

70 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2015
Album viewed 526 times

Miscellaneous


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This album is home to all those pictures of the Marple area where we currently don't have quite enough to create separate albums. Areas such as Hibbert Lane, Chadwick Street, Stone Row, Cross Lane and Hollins Mill, to name just a few. There are also a several from outside the area that we couldn't bring ourselves to discard.

511 files, last one added on Dec 30, 2018
Album viewed 4193 times

Albert Schools / E&E Overalls


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E & E Overalls / E & E Workwear used the former Albert Schools building since the late 1960 / early 1970s. In 2018 planning permission was granted to demolish the old buildings and replace them with new apartments and retail premises. The photos in this album were taken in February / Marple 2019, during the week before final closure.

104 files, last one added on Mar 04, 2019
Album viewed 72 times

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Nab Top Sanatorium3074 viewsNab Top Sanatorium, now Marple Dale Nursing Home. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Station North Platform2546 viewsThe north platform in 1969.
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West Towers / Almonds2529 viewsHotel West Towers / Almonds Restaurant makes way for "progress".
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Bunker's Hill2494 viewsAn early view of Bunker's Hill.
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Woodville School 1960s2455 viewsWoodville School, now Cheadle and Marple Sixth Form College Buxton Lane Campus. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Wharf Junction2418 viewsMarple Wharf Junction signal box in the 1960s.
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Beechwood Manor2343 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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Pineapple Inn2286 viewsThe Pineapple Inn on Market Street.

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Old Grammar SchoolThe old Grammar School on Church Lane, site of the present day Conservative Club.
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Park & Paterson Marple WorksA foundry worker emptying a Tilting Furnace. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Park & Paterson Parkhead WorksPouring from a furnace at Park & Paterson's Parkhead, Glasgow works. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Stockport Hydro Splashes Out!Stockport Hydro's Environmental Challenge Fund 2015 awards ceremony on 25 March 2015. By Arthur Procter.
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Marple Station Improvements 2012-02-14Marple Station during improvements in progress on 14 February 2012 - New toilets. By Arthur Procter.
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Stockport Hydro Splashes Out!Stockport Hydro's Environmental Challenge Fund 2015 awards ceremony on 25 March 2015. By Arthur Procter.
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Hollins Mill ChimneyThe Hollins Mill Chimney ready for demolition on 1st October 1957. Provided by Ray Noble.
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Marple MultiviewA hand cloured multiview card featuring All Saints' Church, Marple Hall, Roman Bridge, Seventeen Windows, St. Martin's Church, Lower Lea, Manchester Cathedral Country Home and Mellor Church and Schools.

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