Halifax, The Town Hall c.1960

Memories of Halifax, the Town Hall c1960


In the late 1950s I used to live in the Drying Houses Old Lane Halifax with mam and dad and sister Sheila. I went to saint Thomas Moore's School and at the beginning of each new term we had to stand up and call out our address I hated it as everyone would snigger at the name Drying Houses. The Drying Houses have been demolished years (...Read full memory)

I started as an Apprentice at Pohlmann & Son in 1959 and remember the building of the Council Offices next to the Princess Street Shop. The clock in the scene shows 9.00am. We started work at 9.00am. The van with the ladders on it was the Aerial riggers van which I believe was the one I travelled in as the Aerial (...Read full memory)

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