Memories of Hyde

Does anyone remember Cheethams hat works that later became Automaster? Do you know anyone who worked there?

I remember going to the Astoria when I was 16(1967) I used to say I was 18, I suppose it was a dance hall, I remember there was a balcony where you could go and I remember that there used to be a man downstairs at the entrance, I think he was called Ron. I remember the pubs that I was able to get in at 16, The Woodman at the bus (...Read full memory)

I was born in milk street Hyde in the 40's went to Greenfield Street Juniors then onto Leigh street Secondary, I so remember Hetts sweet shop the ABC minors at the Stannies, the market, woolworths, the house that jack built, the May queen and whit walks when we all got dressed up, even with little money, we looked our (...Read full memory)

I attended Greenfield Street Boys School from 1965-6, until I moved to another school. Shops around that time included, Woolworths. Hyde Sports Centre on the corner of Newton Street and Manchester road. Garbutts shoes, Newton Street. The Jester coffee bar Meschias coffee bar. UCP tripe shop/snack bar. Halls (...Read full memory)

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