Ann remembers her father getting dressed up to go to the pub on a Sunday, is this something your parents did? Do you visit the same drinking holes now?

Over the past couple of weeks we have shared memories of some of the fixtures and fittings Burnage residents recall from their homes.Particularly prominent have been memories of back to back ovens, ceiling washing racks and mangles.Now Southway's…

The Working Woman’s House was published in 1919, summarising responses to a survey sent to all women by the Labour Party’s Women’s Housing Sub-Committee. The survey asked women what they most desired from a home. Responses included a want for…

This bottle was found in the grate in the back bedroom of Arthur Howell’s Corporation house. He moved into the house in the 70s and later bought it, updating various parts including the grates. The writing on the bottle shows it had come from the…

Dahlia Farm Bottle Ann Davies found this bottle in her back garden and recalls the farm from which it came: “I was born in 1941 at 9, Enfield Avenue, Eastern Circle, Burnage. Mr Norris live in Rose Cottage, Burnage Lane in front the Paragon…

The 1930 Greenwood Act encouraged councils to demolish poor quality inner-city housing 'slums'. A site between Avon Road and Arbor Drive, originally reserved for a library became earmarked for housing for relocating people from condemned housing in…