Roads, Bridges and Highways : Folder 3

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Roads, Bridges and Highways : Folder 3


Roads, Bridges and Highways of Marple and District


Folder containing items relating to Roads, Bridges and Highways of Marple and District

DP checked/update : Nov 21 : SR



Collection Items

Material on Town Street Collapse : 1991
Material on Town Street Collapse and rebuild : 1991 - 1992 :
1. Numerous colour photographs with captions showing progress of work to rebuild Town Street Wall.
2. Newspaper articles from various publications giving information and updates on the…

Townscliffe Lane Proposed Work : 1972
Correspondence between Marple U.D.C. and resident Mr & Mrs Oldham in 1971 & 1972 with regard to Private Street Works the Council propose carry out on Townscliffe Lane.

Wood Lane Residential Development : 1973
Correspondence, statement and letter of objection with regard to the proposed residential devolpement at Wood Lane, Marple in 1973.
Two letters from Marple U.D.C. advising that they have granted planning permission in outline to G A Lomas & Co.Ltd…

Brabyns Brow Improvement Scheme : 1928 / 30's
Three Photocopies of newspaper articles relating to dangerous condition and improvement of Brabyns Brow :
1. 6th July 1928, unknown publication : "Another Terrific Smash" reporting on the scene of an accident with report and photograph.
2. 1928,…

Possett Bridge Improvement Scheme : Undated
Photocopy of article proposing a scheme from Marple Civic Society to improve the area around Possett Bridge on the Peak Forest Canal at Marple.
Publication and date unknown.
Photocopy of sketch of Improvement Scheme for Possett Bridge Area with…

Material on Dan Bank Toll House
Material relating to Dan Bank Toll House :
a. A5 photographic paper with 4 photographs from different angles showing Dan Bank Toll House model made by Ray Preston
b. Newspaper cutting with article from Stockport Express 2001 "Model is a little…

Photo : Remains of 12 Ton Road Roller in Marple Brook, Dan Bank
Two photocopies of black and white photographs showing the remains of a 12 ton road roller that ran down Dan Bank and broke through the railings and landed in the Marple Brook.

The Donkey Bridge, Marple
Photocopy of black and white postcard showing The Donkey Bridge, Marple (Roman Bridge)

History of Marple's Road Names
Single page from unknown publication (probably one of the Marple Guides) giving information on the road name of Marple street names with the history and connection to its location.

Right of Way : Footpath 160 & 161 :Upgrade :  Joint Report
Marple Area Committee documents relating to a proposed modification to the right of way on footpath 160 & 161 with objections an conclusions : July 2001.
Progress report from Marple Area Committee : 3rd September 2001
Further report with location…

Draft Designs for infill Panels on Street Lighting : 2003
Report from Marple Area Committee dated 19th February 2003 requesting comments on the several draft gateway infill designs.
Also five designs from the Environment and Economic Development Services at SMBC

Compstall Road Bridge : Damage & Repair : 2018
12 colour photographs recording the damage and subsequent repair of Compstall Road Bridge during 2018.
Photographs taken by Bill Beard

Two Community Strategy Leaflets  : Traffic Consultations
1. Eleven page booklet : "Part Three of The Stockport Community Strategy" : A Vision for Stockport 2003 - 2013.
Page 8 details Marple
2. Folded A3 pamphlet entitled " M60 Stockport, Poyton Airport New Relief Road Scheme" : Public Consulastion :…

Street Light Emblems : Photographs & Information : 2013 : J Wilshaw
Photographs and descriptions on card with typed explanation of Stockport & District Local Street Signs initiated in 2000's
13 Photographs with description of imagery depicted
Single Typed Document giving explanation and further information from…

Newspaper Cutting relating to Roads in and around Marple
Three punched pockets containing miscellaneous newspaper / magazine articles relating to the road in and around Marple.
Various sources and subjects dating from 1970's (all photocopies), 1990's and 2002.

Newspaper cuttings relating to Car Parks in and around Marple
Numerous newspaper cutting relating to car parks in and around Marple dating from 1992.

Floods & Landslip : January 2021
Four colour photographs taken by Bill Beard showing the floods of January 2021 at Floodgate Weir/ Roman Bridge/Otterspool Bridge Hydro Scheme.
Seven colour photographs taken by Bill Beard showing landslip at Bunkers Hill, Hatherlow in January 2021
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