Gatley, Greater Manchester

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Gatley, 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 Gatley

Historic Maps of Gatley and the local area.

Ah yes - the Prince of Wales - aka The Mop on account after heavy rain they had to mop it out due to it being in a dip and the brook literally on the back door step flooding. I too went to Gatley Primary School under Mr Pearse 1965-1971. Was in Mrs Phillips' reception class. Hated her - still do.

I have so many clear memories of Gatley Primary. My mother used to take me by car in the morning, but in the afternoon I walked down Cedar Road to wait at the bus stop. There was a wonderful sweet shop there. The headteacher was Mr Pearce. He used to have a funny way of saying "Hewld hands!" when we had to (...Read full memory)