Category Archives: Still Standing!

Still standing! Hall Street Depot, St Helens

Some of the buildings which are included in this occasional series have found reuse for very different purposes than that which they were built for but the old depot in Hall Street, St Helens still remains in use for the … Continue reading

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Still standing! Birmingham’s 1st Generation Tram Tracks

Whilst our attention recently in the West Midlands has very much been concerned with the laying of new tram tracks for extensions of the West Midlands Metro there are also still some survivors of the original first generation system around … Continue reading

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Still Standing – Extra! Ashton-under-Lyne Horse Tram Depot

As a follow on from yesterday’s edition of “Still Standing!” we head back around 60 years to take a look at the structure again, at a time when there were fears it may have to be demolished following a fire.

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Still Standing! Ashton-under-Lyne Horse Tram Depot

In this edition we go way back to the horse tram era for a structure which was originally opened for trams in 1881 by the Manchester Carriage and Tramways Company in Ashton-under-Lyne.

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Still standing! Horwich Tram Depot

This is the first of a new series “Still Standing” as we take a look at some remaining structures from the UK’s first generation tramways. We have previously seen some old tram depots, tram overhead and in some cases remaining … Continue reading

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