Manchester

Manchester

City to Agecroft

Board a Salford Corporation No. 50 (Pendleton, Duchy Road) bus in King Street West, or a No. 28 (Monton Green) bus in Victoria Bus Station, or a No. 57 or 77 (Swinton Church) bus in Piccadilly or King Street West, and alight at Bank Lane. Walk along this road, go under the railway bridge and turn right along a rough track. A cinder path leads from the right hand side to the shed. Jorney time 25 minutes.

City to Gorton

Board a No. 218 (Stalybridge) or 219 (Ashton) trolleybus in Piccadilly or London Road, and alight at Widnes Street (off Ashton Old Road). Walk along Widnes Street, and the shed entrance is on the right-hand side just before the end. Journey time 20 minutes.

City to Longsight

Board a No. 92 (Hazel Grove), 93 (Levenshulme), 94(Levenshulme) or 95 (East Didsbury) bus in Piccadilly or London Road, and alight at Kirkmanshuhne Lane. Walk along Kirksmanhulme Lane, fork left into Olwen Avenue, and turn left into Redgate Lane. A cinder path leads to the shed from the left-hand side of this road. Journey time 25 minutes.

City to Newton Heath

Board a Manchester Corporation No. 65 (New Moston) or 82 Hollinwood) bus in Oldham Street, or a No. 98 (Waterhead) bus in Stevenson Square, and alight at Dean Lane. Walk along Dean Lane, passing Dean Lane Station, and a broad cinder path leads to the shed from the left-hand side. Journey time 20 minutes.

City to Patricroft

Board a Salford Corporation No. 64 (Peel Green) bus in Victoria Bridge Street, or a No. 67 (Peel Green) bus in Bridge Street (off Deansgate), and alight at Franklin Street (Patricroft). Walk to the end of Franklin Street, cross Hampden Grove, and a footbrldge leads to the shed. Journey time 25 minutes.

City to Reddish

Board a No. 57 (Reddish) or 77 (Reddish) bus in Piccadilly, and alight at Mount Road. At this point board a No. 73 (Ryder Brow) bus, and alight at the shed entrance.

Alternative Route: (The No. 73 bus does not run on Sunday morning). Board a No. 109 (Reddish) bus at Victoria Station or ln Piccadilly, and alight at Reddish North Station. Proceed along Station Road, and immediately after crossing the railway turn right into a cinder path. The shed entrance is a gate on the right—hand side.

City to Trafford Park

Board a Manchester Corporation No. 47 (Altrincham) bus in Piccadilly, or 112 or 113 (Sale) bus in Portland Street, or No. 48 (Altrincham) bus in Deansgate, and alight at Ravenswood Road. Walk along this road, and continue over a footbridge at the end. A cinder path leads from this bridge to the shed. Journey time 25 minutes.

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City to Trafford Park

Proceed to Trafford Park as stated above.

Trafford Park to Patricroft

Return along the footpath to the end of Ravenswood Road, and turn left along Railway Road. Turn left again at the end into Warwick Road North, and turn right at the end into Trafford Park Road. Turn left at the end into Trafford Road. Board a Salford Corporation northbound No. 2, 58, 70, 71 or 84 bus at this point, and alight at Eccles New Road. Board an outward-bound Salford Corporation No. 67 (Peel Green) bus at this point, and alight at Franklin Street (Patricroft). Walk to the top of this street, and turn left into Hampden Grove. A footbridge leads to the shed from the right-hand side of this road.

Patricroft to Agecroft

Leave the shed by the exit into Landsowne Road, and turn right along this road. Turn left at the end into Monton Road. Board a Salford Corporation No. 27 bus at this point, and alight at Bank Lane (off Bolton Road). Walk to the bottom of Bank Lane, passing under the railway, and turn right along a rough track. A cinder path leads from the right-hand side to the shed.

Agecroft to Newton Heath

Return to Bolton Road at the top of Bank Lane. Board a city-bound No. 27, 50, 57 or 77 bus and alight at the city terminus. Then proceed to Newton Heath as stated above.

Newton Heath to Gorton Works

Return to Oldham Road, board any city—bound bus, and alight at Hulme Hall Lane (Miles Platting). Board a south-bound No. 53 (Old Trafford) bus, and alight at Ashton Old Road. Board an outward—bound No. 218 (Stalybridge) or 219 (Ashton) trolleybus at this point and alight at Cantwell Street (formerly Cornwall Street). Walk along this street, and the entrance to the works is on the right-hand side.

Gorton Works to Gorton Shed

Turn right outside the works into Cantwell Street, cross the railway, and turn right into Railway Street. Turn right just before the end into a footbridge that leads over the railway into Widnes Street. The shed entrance is on the left-hand side afew yards further on.

Note.—If it is desired to proceed direct from Newton Heath to Gorton shed, alight from the trolleybus at Widnes Street instead of Cantwell Street. The shed entrance will then be on the right-hand side just before the end of Widnes Street.

Gorton Shed to Longsight

Return to Ashton Old Road, and board a city-bound No. 218 or 2l9 trolleybus. Alight at Pottery Lane and board a No. 53 (Old Trafford) bus, alighting at Redgate Lane. Proceed along this road, and a cinder path leads to the shed from the left-hand side about ¼ mile further on.

Longsight to Reddish

Turn left outside the shed into Redgate Lane, and cross Hyde Road into Cromwell Street. At the end of this street board an outward-bound No. 109 (Reddish) bus. Alight at Reddish North Station and proceed along Station Road. Cross the railway, and turn right immediately along a cinder path. The shed entrance is on the right—hand side.

Reddish to Stockport (Edgeley)

Return to Gorton Road (Reddish North Station) and board a Stockport Corporation No. 17 bus, alighting at the terminus in Mersey Square. At this point board a No. 92 (Hazel Grove) bus and alight at Greek Street. Walk along this street and turn left into Shaw Heath and right into Booth Street. The shed entrance is on the left—hand side a few yards further on.

Stockport (Edgeley) to Heaton Mersey

Return to the corner of Greek Street and Shaw Heath. Board an inward-bound No. 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, 47 or 74 bus at this point, and alight at Mersey Square. Board a No. 39 (Cheadle) or 40 (Gatley) bus, and alight at Gorsey Bank Road. Walk along this road and a footpath leads from the right—hand side across a river to the shed.

Heaton Mersey to Manchester

Return to Mersey Square by the same route, and at this point board a No. 18, 20 or 92 bus for Manchester.