Levenshulme Memories

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I remember my earliest memories of Levenshulme (where I have lived for the past 15 years) was as a boy of about 4 or 5 in the early 1970s, going to the dairy on Lloyd Road where the bus terminus was - with my grandfather and also driving down to Faireys on Crossley road and then playing in the park (Cringle Park) . I also (...Read full memory)

1954 onwards - Chapel Street School had an infants section. I remember we used to get one third of a pint of milk daily, in fact this continued through junior school and secondary modern, until a certain prime minister put a stop to it. Anyway, back to the infants class. We used to have childhood games, (...Read full memory)

I wonder if the person asking for memories about Millwain Road, Levenshulme remembers my friend & his family .... The Murray's from 32 Errwood Rd, corner of Millwain Rd. Their house was used in the making of a film (was it the L shaped room?) I was born on Fairbourne Rd in 1950 & lived there until I was 9. I (...Read full memory)

I lived at 22 Bristol Ave,that ran onto Broom lane,At the other side was a railway sidings and Jacksons Brick works.The next road to us was Station Rd which ran from broom lane to Stockport road.i remember going town on a tram.when I was little I used to lay in bed and listen to the steam trains in the sidings the clanking of (...Read full memory)

As a boy of around 10 years old, every Saturday afternoon, my friends and I would go to the Palace Cinema (Farm Side Place, off Stockport Road) for the matinee. It would start around 2pm and it would be 6D to get in, downstairs, or 9D upstairs(now, 2 1/2p and around 4p). Showing on there would be (...Read full memory)

I am 58 years old, born in Moss Side, raised in Levenshulme, and have lived in Gorton near the old tannery on Tan Yard Brow for 25 years now. I have an old film (now on DVD) of old Gorton, if anyone wants a copy, email to: davidevanbroome@hotmail.co.uk or contact me on Facebook and I will send them one, look forward to hearing from anyone.