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Warrington Lane


Warrington Lane
Photo: Brian Laithwaite
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Item #: 25275
Warrington Lane

Comment by: owd viewer on 19th June 2014 at 17:05

Did you take this photo Brian? Any idea the year this photo was taken?

Comment by: Eric Bulpitt on 19th June 2014 at 17:47

The pub on the right was called the stanley arms, where the lady with the pram is was the royal george lodging houseqc

Comment by: aitch on 19th June 2014 at 18:55

Remember the Stanley well, a watering hole on the way home from town sometimes.

Comment by: rev David Long on 19th June 2014 at 19:07

The Bedford CA looks as if it's C-regd. - which would make it 1965. We went on our honeymoon in one of those, in 1969. Then I used to drive it round London when I was a student there - taxi drivers didn't like getting within kicking distance of the slide-back doors!

Comment by: Albert. on 19th June 2014 at 19:28

My wife who lived locally, remembers the lane, by the side of the pub, went down to the River Douglas.

Comment by: HENRY7 on 19th June 2014 at 19:45

Love the baby's buggy, what more do you need ?

Comment by: RON HUNT on 19th June 2014 at 19:49

The lane at the side of the Stanley was locally known as the AMY LANE, But the street sign looks like it says FRANKFURT STREET?

Comment by: Mick on 19th June 2014 at 23:23

Ron - shown as Frankfort St, on the street indexes on this site. The junction was at the corner with 21 Warrington Lane.

Comment by: Dennis Miller on 20th June 2014 at 03:12

Is this where-a-bouts the Waterwheel pub is now, the old Ford Pop would be turning out of Hardybutts?

Comment by: Albert. on 20th June 2014 at 10:55

I have tried to remember, but can't. What was on the opposite corner from the Chinese laundry, before the rock gardens were put there, where the telephone box was situated?

Comment by: DerekB on 20th June 2014 at 13:38

Albert, if you mean looking towards Scholes crossing from the pub in this shot there was a telephone box on that corner but, for as long as I can remember, it was always a grassy open space with no buildings on it until just short of the railway bridge going into Central Station.

Comment by: tuddy on 21st June 2014 at 13:08

I think the AMY LANE was further along towards Scholes crossing, it ran through the middle of what we used to call Scholes Park.

Comment by: Thomas(Tom)Walsh. on 21st June 2014 at 15:12

teddy ,your correct the Amy Lane was further along ,but it ran at the side of Scholes Park ,the park if you remember was completely sealed with railings , Regards,Tom.

Comment by: Eric Bulpitt on 22nd June 2014 at 10:40

You are right tuddy amy lane was a bit furtherdown I remember when we were kids it used to freeze up & we would slide down on lumps of cardboard, you had to have someone at the bottom telling you it was safe as you would end up in the middle of the road

Comment by: b.king on 22nd June 2014 at 22:50

i was born in garden st,the first street on the right after the stanley arms towards darlington st.toppings shop on the corner,i would love to see a photo of it but its unlikely

Comment by: RON HUNT on 24th June 2014 at 09:04

I can remember there being a cobblers shop on the corner underneath the two Bill Boards, in the early 1950's.

Comment by: Joyce Yates on 20th July 2014 at 19:09

The building to the left of the Stanley Arms was offices known as H. & A. Nicholson No. 75 Warrington Lane. They were hospital suppliers and wholesalers. The warehouse belonging to it was at the rear, the entrance was down between the pub and the offices. It was demolished to make way for the flats and Waterwheel.

Comment by: Tony on 7th May 2015 at 18:18

The Royal George used to be on the corner nera where the lady is standing.

Comment by: Pauline on 27th January 2021 at 16:41

My Dad was married from the Stanley Arms in April 1944

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