Timperley, Greater Manchester
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Combined Police Station and Library on the right behind the hedges - and at the bend on the right lived in the early 50s one of the first great computer experts with Manchester University, who died young, I later discovered. He tended to get home early after a day's work (most of the neighbours got home between 5.30 (...Read full memory)
I'm not absolutely sure the garden was as spick and span as this at the turn of the sixties, but it wasn't that long before it became this way. It had been a ruin until the early fifties when a brutalist electricity sub station wth a sort of covered verandah in front went up, and an official path cut off the (...Read full memory)