Middleton May Day report and photos…

see the Rochdale Online report and photos HERE

Ye Olde Boar’s Head P.H.  – Excavation to Foundations

Tree Ring Dating Old Boar's HeadThe Middleton Archaeological Society research project on Ye Olde Boar’s Head P.H. is now heading towards some strong conclusions. The latest bit of the jigsaw slotted into place with an excavation of the pavement adjacent the building. Details are HERE.

Historic Building Refurb Update


Baguley Hall, Wythenshaw – Roger May, Wikimedia Commons

Here is a selection of refurbishment news for Greater Manchester’s heritage. Just click on the links…

Historic Baguley Hall loses out on £1.5m of funding as agency withdraws cash offer

Urban Splash reveals plans for Stubbs Mill

Manchester’s oldest construction firm moves to Ancoats landmark

Chorlton Library to get major refurbishment

March start for £4.6m Bury Met revamp

The Hallé unveils winning design for St Peter’s extension

Sir Norman digs up a million for Gorton Monastery