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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 26th July, 2008)


The bank in Hindley on Market Street with the junction of Pennington Street.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji S7000)
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Comment by: dingerbell on 26th July 2008 at 01:56

Used to be the Midland Bank in the fifties.
The Blue shop---Is it still the Post Office?

Comment by: Dave Marsh on 26th July 2008 at 16:13

Banks and Monasteries always have the best buildings in the area.Is there some connection.

Comment by: jeremyb on 26th July 2008 at 20:25

The building next door has not been the post office for a long time.

It relocated to the Co-op when that was built and when Tesco took over it moved to what used to be Rudd's printers in Worthington St.

Still there.

Comment by: she 44 on 26th July 2008 at 21:04

no dingerbell its a fast food shop

Comment by: jim on 1st August 2008 at 06:04

don't remember it being the midland.It was Martins,then Williams and Glynns though.

Comment by: Len Jones on 3rd September 2008 at 11:48

I seem to remember the bank being Martin's, back in the 50s. Just up from the Post Office (as was) used to be Baron's toy shop - a looking- through-the-window delight for kids of my generation, in the 1950s. We had a teacher from the family that owned the toy shop at Argyle St. primary school around then. Surprisingly, she was called Miss Baron.

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