1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Fallowfield, Greater Manchester
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Fallowfield and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Platt Fields Park

I can remember going for a drive on a sunny Sunday afternoon with my mum and dad to Platt Fields Park, sometimes Dad would hire a boat on the lake and take us rowing, I would have a bag with bread in to to feed the ducks. I remember being taken into Platt Fields Hall and looking around at all the beautiful old clothes ...Read full memory

Long Hot Summer Days In Platt Feilds Park

Aged 8-11ish my friends and I would catch the 85 bus from Chorlton- cum-hardy bus station or walk if we were skint to Platt Fields Park with a plastic bag with brown sauce or salad cream butties in and a huge bottle of orange or corporation pop (water!). With no one to tell us what to do, we had ...Read full memory

Meeting The Nurses At Princess Christian College

One way to meet the lovely nursery nurses who trained at the nearby Princess Christian College was to accompany them as they took their young charges out for walks to the shops or Platt Fields. I was the social secretary for my Hall of Residence from 1967-1969 so I had responsibility for ...Read full memory