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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 22nd December, 2019)

Makinson Arcade

Makinson Arcade
New floor in the arcade.

Photo: Brian  (iPhone)
Views: 2,213

Comment by: PeterP on 22nd December 2019 at 00:22

Next step is to repair the leaks in the roof

Comment by: Veronica on 22nd December 2019 at 00:27

Should be safer now, it felt like walking on eggshells on the wet tiles. Perhaps there had been one or two accidents? I wonder what happened to the original stone flags.

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 22nd December 2019 at 13:07

I always loved the Makinson Arcade, still do like to see pics of it. I remember there being a flower shop down at the Market Hall end, the scent from the shop was wonderful.
This is the sort of arcade that other towns market as an attraction for visitors...spend some money on it instead of things that dont interest people.
PS...re pics of the Grand Arcade (?)
In an empty unit in the Castle Mall in Norwich, someone has opened a table tennis club...it is always busy with people playing !

Comment by: Elizabeth on 22nd December 2019 at 16:44

There is a table -tennis unit in one of the empty shop units in Bolton,that always seems to be busy as well.

Comment by: John on 22nd December 2019 at 22:10

Not just the stone flags that were ripped up; what about the original shop fronts ?

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