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New Photos of the Old Phoenix Works Taken Before 1961

This shows Phoenix taken from what was the Normid car park. It shows the whole 6 bottle ovens before we flattened 4 of them in 1961 Archive Images from the Bentley Slide Collection, copyright Stoke-on-Trent City Archives.

This shot was taken from the platform at Longton Railway station showing the 6 bottle ovens prior to us demolishing 4 of them in 1961 Archive Images from the Bentley Slide Collection, copyright Stoke-on-Trent City Archives

This shows the front of the 3 storey section when it was owned by Colin McNeal who used to distribute Zircon sand from Australia to the potteries. We bought it in c1966. Archive Images from the Bentley Slide Collection, copyright Stoke-on-Trent City Archives

This shot was taken looking East along King Street. It was taken before we demolished the first floor of the 2 storey part in 1962 as it was dangerously leaning over the pavement by 2 ft due to subsidence. Archive Images from the Bentley Slide Collection, copyright Stoke-on-Trent City Archives

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