Author Topic: Cheetham/Hill 1950s/60s?  (Read 497346 times)

Collegiateboy

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Re: Cheetham/Hill 1950s/60s?
« Reply #1575 on: 07:08:40, 04/03/19 »
Lozflan, St Chads Lad,  After searching Google maps I found the building which used to be the Manchester office & distribution centre of Afga-Gevaert , at 43 North St. Cheetham Hill. There used a pub opposite it, which has gone.  About 100 people worked there & it was good place work at .
I donít remember the butty shop, a pie shop made deliveries to the workplace.

Try this link to Google Maps

https://www.google.com.au/maps/place/43+North+St,+Manchester+M8+8RE,+UK/@53.4954941,-2.2363459,3a,75y,229.08h,91.09t/data=!3m7!1e1!3m5!1s02jiePFirevEXUoJarBliA!2e0!6s%2F%2Fgeo1.ggpht.com%2Fcbk%3Fpanoid%3D02jiePFirevEXUoJarBliA%26output%3Dthumbnail%26cb_client%3Dsearch.TACTILE.gps%26thumb%3D2%26w%3D86%26h%3D86%26yaw%3D248.82416%26pitch%3D0%26thumbfov%3D100!7i16384!8i8192!4m5!3m4!1s0x487bb1b5c9be33f9:0xc9bf05f9b9d74608!8m2!3d53.4953044!4d-2.2370091

St Chads Lad

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Re: Cheetham/Hill 1950s/60s?
« Reply #1576 on: 08:49:27, 04/03/19 »
Was the boozer opposite called the Mile House?

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Re: Cheetham/Hill 1950s/60s?
« Reply #1577 on: 11:14:26, 04/03/19 »
Yes it was, a sad end after 271 years
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Re: Cheetham/Hill 1950s/60s?
« Reply #1578 on: 11:40:36, 04/03/19 »
I remember the pub quite well, I used to go in there occasionally to have a pint or two with a great friend of mine, sadly no longer with us, back in the early eighties, good memories though  :)

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Re: Cheetham/Hill 1950s/60s?
« Reply #1579 on: 15:08:10, 04/03/19 »
My local too,in there every week but never had a pint.We lived at 49,maybe it had been pulled down before Collegiateboy worked there
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Re: Cheetham/Hill 1950s/60s?
« Reply #1580 on: 22:42:17, 09/03/19 »
The sports field behind the Premier was the home of Cheetham Cricket Club who used to play in the Lancashire and Cheshire League, usually without much success.

Cheetham Hill CC played at a ground just off Middleton Road near the traffic lights on the opposite side to the Half Way House.  They were in the Manchester Association which I think played friendly matches rather than a league system

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Re: Cheetham/Hill 1950s/60s?
« Reply #1581 on: 08:52:30, 10/03/19 »
The Cheetham Hill Cricket club you mention is on Catherine rd., we lived on Bury Old rd. in Higher Broughton when I was a kid, our house overlooked the place, the guy that took care of the pitch was Mr Thorpe, he lived in a caretakers house on site,  and God help you if he caught you on the beautifully maintained pitch, there were also tennis courts at the top end and Crumpsall open air school was adjacent to them. It was a lovely area.
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