This was taken in 1985. Note the closing down sale. Sad day indeed.
This is the side view taken from Dowson Road itself.You can just make out the arched windows of the former Co-op which stood on Market Street.
This is the View looking down present day. Look at the width of Dowson Road.
View looking up Market Street at Dowson Road junction. Kellys was where the 2 Traffic lights now stand in the middle.
Taken from where Ricky Hattons Gym now stands on Queen Street, Janet Howie's photograph taken 1982 shows the junction of Market Street and Dowson Road.
The same junction, taken from the end of Queen Street. Both pictures reproduced here with kind permission of Gerald England. Gerald runs 3 great blogs on Hyde.. Hyde Daily Photo - Old Hyde - Hyde DP Xtry Nip over and check them out.... I don't think you will be disapointed.... ha! just make sure you call back here though ;o)