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 – 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)