Altrincham, Greater Manchester

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Altrincham, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Altrincham

Historic Maps of Altrincham and the local area.

I was at the North Cestrian Grammar School from 1959 to 1964, under the Headmastership of Mr Hamblin and then Peter Morton. Lived in Timperley. Anyone else attend the Cestrian ?

I was 17 years old when this photo was taken. Four years later I went into the Motor cycle shop on the right and bought an eighteen month old BSA Rocket Gold Star. Without question the finest bike I ever owned. I remember selling it for £195 in 1968 (He bid me down a fiver) so that I had enough money to marry my sweetheart. She still is ! The Rocket Goldie's are being sold for £28,000 now. I'd rather have my ...see more