Crich Bandstand Park officially opened

Bandstand park 2

A general view of the park as many visitors enjoy this newly enhanced area of the museum site, whilst Southampton 45 passes by. (Photo courtesy of the Crich Tramway Village blog)

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1 Response to Bandstand park 2

  1. Jamie Guest says:

    Thanks for putting the article on and for acknowledging the role of the LTHS. However one person in particualr needs to have his role acknowledged. Jim Soper, author of ‘Leeds Transport designed the whole scheme, supervised it’s construction and painted most of the railings himself. In the past he was responsible for building the Red Lion and the Bowes Lyon Bridge. Without his drive and enthusiasm this rpoject would not have taken place. Just as an aside the railing came froma gasworks in the Stockport area and the bandstand was originally donated by the town of Atherton, now part of the Borough of Trafford.

    Jamie Guest
    Secretary
    Leeds Transport Historical Society.

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