Deansgate junction with Knowsley Street and Oxford Street
Go north into Knowsley Street
This will take you into the Market Hall and up to St. George's Road and the
craft Centre. The red coloured tower on the left down the street belongs to
the Victoria Hall, the dark, square tower in the distance is of the craft
Go south into Oxford Street
Leading past the steam engine into Victoria Square, you'll get a closer look
at the engine itself.
This is Whitakers, an independent department store. The whole building
belongs to the store, and it has a basement too. It sells fashions and
housewares. The buff coloured part of the building on the right used to be a
public hall, built in 1912 called the Aspin Hall. Whitakers have a web site at
Go west to end of Deansgate
To Moor Lane, past Bolton Little Theatre. You can just see the spire of St.
Paul's church which is on Moor Lane, to the right of the building on the
left of this picture. If you turned right, down Central Street was the
which has now moved to Great Moor
Go east along Deansgate
Which will take you past Market Street and to the junction with Mealhouse Lane
and Bridge Street. You can go onto Bridge Street, into the Market Hall, or
further down towards Churchgate.
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Central Street view north July 2000
Down here was the antiques centre,
until it relocated to Great Moor Street.
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Whitakers Department Store Howell Croft North December 2002
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