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Woodley Village As It Was - a Memory of Woodley.

I was brought up in Woodley in the 1960's when Woodley was a tight knit community.
My parents had a shop on Hyde Road, "Kelsall's". It was a sweets and tobacconist shop and at the back of the shop there was Rowlands Farm, and over the railway bridge you was on the estate.
I have lost count of the times as kids that we run to that railway bridge when the old steam trains used to go under it, and got a face full of smoke in our faces.
In the winter times, when there was proper winters, we used to make slides down the long path over the bridge - such memories.
I used to go the little school just near the canal before transferring to the Werneth low school, and then I went to Highfield Secondary, before my parents sold the shop to Stockport Council to undergo what is now the Woodley precinct.


A memory shared by Harry Kelsall on Aug 13th, 2012.
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 Comments & Feedback

Sun Nov 25th 2018, at 2:51 pm
dave.karen commented:
We lived in Hollyhouse Drive just over farm bridge from Kelsalls. I loved going in there and being spoilt for chocse with àll the sweets.
Playing on those railway linesseeing how big a stone we could put on the line for the trains to crushs. So many great memories
Dave Lindley
Thu Aug 6th 2015, at 3:41 pm
dps54 commented:
My mother was born at Manor Farm Woodley (Pamela Wilkinson),
her parents had a shop on Lower Bents Lane, Bredbury. I still live in Bredbury and have done all my life.

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