Road Bridges and Highways

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Road Bridges and Highways


Road, Bridges and Highways of Marple and District.


Series of Folders containing items relating to Road, Bridges and Highways of Marple and District.



Collection Items

Sewer Improvement Work : 1992 - 1993 Leaflet
Leaflet from North West Water giving information on proposed sewer works to be carried out between 24th August 1992 and April 1993 replacing about two thirds of a mile of sewers in Marple with accompanying map highlighting areas to be effected.

Marple Highways Notes : 1667/9
Typed single page document headed : "Notes on Marple Highways found at back of Parish Register, All Saints Church, Marple"
Four items giving information on maintenance, land purchases relating to local highways

Turnpike Roads : Newspaper Articles : 1796 -  1988
Newspaper articles relating to Turnpike Roads : 1. Typed account from Manchester Guardian May 4th 1821 giving information on pages which were announcing sale by auction of the tolls at various local places. 2. Photocopy from Ashton & High Peak…

Progress Report : Market St. / Derby St. Improvements : 2004
Leaflet from Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council giving progress report on the Improvement Scheme for Market Street and Derby Way January 2004.
Map showing Phase 2 with street furniture and paving to be used and update of work completed.

Dan Bank Stabilising & Improvement Work  : 2008 - 2011
12 Newsletter informing / updating residents of the stablising and improvement project carried out at Dan Bank from 2008 to 2011.
Newspaper article from unknown newspaper 1991 "Dan Bank is Sliding Away"

Material on Stone Row, Marple
Material on Stone Row :
1. Photocopy of article from Stockport Advertiser 1935 "Stone Row, Marple : A Relic of Oldknow's Enterprise. On the same page cutting from History of Marple showing Stone Row which was demolished in 1936.
2. Photocopy of…

Brick Row, Marple
Photocopy of photograph of Brick Row, which along with Stone Row and Red Row were houses built by Samuel Oldknow for his workers.
The image replaced a scan from a glass slide provided by Alan McDowell in February 1913.

Newspaper article from…

Clement Road, Marple Bridge : 1960's
Photocopy of a flyer from Wimpey Homes showing location of Marple Bridge Estate with contact details.
Also photocopy of photograph showing Clement Road, Marple Bridge

Cross Street Planning Application & Plans : 2006
Material on Cross Street proposed development by Morris Homes:
1. Correspondence from Colliers CRE, Surveyors for a proposed 97 dwellings and associated public open space on the derelict industrial land at Cross Lane, Marple : 2006
2. Two…

"Toll Bars & Turnpikes" by Arthur Hulme & expense sheets from Macclesfield to Norfolk : 1836
Photocopy of two page document entitled "Toll Bars and Turnpikes" by Arthur Hulme with expense sheets for a journey between Macclesfield and Norfolk for 1836

Temporary Footpath over Compstall Bridge : 2010
Three colour photocopies of temporary footpath over Compstall Bridge during parapet replacement 2lst June 2010.

Maps showing proposed Boundary Changes : Marple & Mill Brow :2007
Two maps outlining the current conservation area boundary and proposed change. Dated 9th January 2007.
1. Station Road / Winnington Road Conservation Area
2. Mill Brow Conservation Area

Booklet : Redevelopment of Marple Town Centre : 1970
Booklet published by Metropolitan Borough of Stockport showing proposed redevelopment of Marple Town Centre with map and key outlining proposals with ll chapters covering their aims and plans with enclosed questionnaire to complete.

Leaflet : Work to Hollins Lane Retaining Wall : 2012
Leaflet from Stockport MBC and Department for Transport giving information on the Hollins Lane Retaining wall and the work that is to be carried out in January 2012 showing ariel photo and map and how the traffic will be diverted.

Road Rating Assessment : 1857
Original Document : At a special session for the Highways, held at Glossop in the Glossop Division of the Hundreds of High Peak, in the County of Derby by Justices of the Peace for this County on the 19th November 1857 to make a road (now Longhurst…

Tan Pit Retaining Wall Replacement : 2008
Photograph showing the signage with information on the Tan Pit Retaining Wall Replacement work to be carried out on the 27th July 2007.

Misc information of Bridges/Roads Marple
Two typed pages giving miscellaneous information :
1. Heyginbothom Bridge querying if this could be the "Roman Bridge" as mentioned in a will in 1581.
2. Information collected on local roads and their name changes.

Longhurst Lane Research Notes : Newspapers and Maps, 1791, 1795, 1827 & 1836
Seven typed pages of research notes with reference to Longhurst Lane, Mellor originally a toll road taken from various sources including Manchester Mercury 1795 with information on the opening of the road over Marple New Bridge by Mellor Weaks.

Map : Hilltop Drive to Vale Road linking Bridleway  : 2011
Map produced by Stockport Metropolitan Council showing scheme and general arrangement of the linking bridleway at Hilltop Drive to Vale Road. 2011

Marple U.D.C Map : 1960/70's with Street Index
Original 1960's / 1970's Marple Urban District Council map and street index with local business advertisements.

Chadwick Street Car Park proposed new food Store : 2012
Leaflet produced by Kirkland Developments Limited giving information on public exhibition for the proposed new food store to be located at Chadwick Street Car Park in Marple Town Centre. Details of layout, drawings and key details and benefits for…

South East Manchester Multi Modal Study : 2000
Leaflet from South East Manchester Multi Modal Study News update from Spring 2000, setting out the Governments transport strategy for the area including all forms of transport with map showing proposed bypasses.

Poplar Square Clearance Order : 1956
A3 photocopy Urban District Council of Maple, Poplar Square Clearance Order No.1 dated 1956 highlighting in red the area of Poplar Grove on Church Lane

Proposed redevelopment of Marple Town Centre : 1960&#039;s &amp; 70&#039;s<br /><br />
Newpaper cuttings
Numerous photocopies of newspaper cuttings on A4 paper relating to Marple Urban District Council proposed redevelopment of Marple Town Centre in the 1960' & 70's

Newspaper cuttings re : Roads, Bridges, Parking &amp; Bridleways : From 1907
These cuttings amalgamated with those in RHI/03/015 in Nov 21
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