Some pictures from 1949 of Knowsley Street are available in the then and now pages. At the bottom of this page
are some pictures from 1932 when Knowsley House was being built.
Corporation Street leads to the right.
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Corporation Street from Knowsley St March 2000
Corporation Street leads to Bridge St.
Go into Market Hall
This is an original entrance to the Victorian market hall which was first
opened in 1855. This entrance is almost exactly opposite the Victoria Hall (see
Joseph Bailey specialising in pottery, one of the many shops in the market
Go into Market Place
On the left is a datestone, 1852, and the building on the left is part of the
new Market Place, opened in 1988. To the right is the facade of the
refurbished Market Hall.
Go to the top of Knowsley Street onto St George's
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North down Knowsley Street 1996
from where you can also go into the craft centre. This is a central view
in a northerly direction.
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Knowsley Street mid view south February 2000
A view from opposite Victoria Hall.
Victoria Hall entrance, the hall itself hidden behind the shops.
Bark Street is further north.
Go to junction with Deansgate
Where you can go into Oxford street or onto Deansgate.
A shop in this street is TV and video direct with a web site at
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Knowsley House c1932 by permission
This is the finished building, and shown here as the
Cobra Sports shop.
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Knowsley House under construction c1930 by permission
This was taken during the construction. I am grateful to Austen Redman for
permission to use these pictures. He has a selection of more Bolton
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