Pictures of old Burslem

A fine set of Bert Bentley’s previously unseen 1960s pictures of Burslem, in The Sentinel today. Several could almost be illustrations for my novel The Spyders of Burslem

BERT BENTLEY ARCHIVE - BURSLEM - Dalehall. Port Vale Street: slum clearance. Old works/shops.

BERT BENTLEY ARCHIVE – BURSLEM – Dalehall. Port Vale Street: slum clearance. Old works/shops.

BERT BENTLEY ARCHIVE - BURSLEM - Packhorse Lane. Rear of Fords Pottery showing Enoch Woods original gates and base of windmill. VCH.

BERT BENTLEY ARCHIVE – BURSLEM – Packhorse Lane. Rear of Fords Pottery showing Enoch Woods original gates and base of windmill. VCH.

BERT BENTLEY ARCHIVE - BURSLEM - Nile Street. (Right) rear of Bootes Tile Co. Ltd (closed) Royal Doulton Pottery (left)

BERT BENTLEY ARCHIVE – BURSLEM – Nile Street. (Right) rear of Bootes Tile Co. Ltd (closed) Royal Doulton Pottery (left)

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