Neil Roland - Gallery 56
Bolton, Wigan & Oldham

All the pictures shown below are examples of possibilities. I can blend different pictures of each area to create an artwork of particular significance. If you visit my studio, I can show you all the possibilities.

For further information, please either email or telephone 07792 365 437

Please note that the size, colours and quality of the pictures on this page have been reduced for web viewing and do not accurately represent the detail and vivid colours of the actual photographs

Signs of the Times, Bolton

A collection of classic signs spanning 150 years. I can personalise the signs picture to include streets, businesses etc of relevance to an individual.


Bolton Blue

l-r: the clock on H.Samuel, Bolton; art deco building now housing McCauley's bar; original turnstile at Burnden Park Football Stadium; Bolton water works; lions on Bolton Town Hall; details on The Old Three Crowns pub in Bolton Town Centre; The Last Drop Village, Bolton.


Bolton Gold

l-r: Old Tootal Broadhurst Mill at Daubhill, Bolton with Lagonda car owned by owner of the company on the land which was once the Majestic Cinema; Bolton Market; Bolton's elephant crest on the bridge; Threlfall chimney; Victoria Buildings opposite the market hall: The Gypsy's Tent pub and the old Co-operative at Bridge Street and Higher Bridge Street.


Hidden Bolton

l-r: The Old Three Crowns pub wall mosaic; stained glass window of the Heaton Family, Heaton, in Bolton Museum; 1862 statue of Samuel Crompton, Nelson Square, Bolton; Bolton ginger beer bottle; Fred Dibnah statue; Born In Bolton on war memorial; Bolton Market.


Swan Mill, Swan Lane, Bolton


Reflection in the Man & Sythe, Bolton


Prestons of...


Bolton Males

The Gents at Nelson Square, Bolton.


Hidden Wigan

l-r: The 1902 gates on Wigan Town Hall; The Face of Wigan; Uncle Joe's Mint Balls; st. George and the Dragon above the doors at Wigan Town Hall; A classic Wigan bus; Wigan Peer reflected; classic wigan Sign; stained glass fanlight at Makison Arcade.


Aspull, Wigan

l-r includes: OUR Lady's Church gates, Aspull; old windmill at Haigh Golf Club; Hare and Hounds pub, Aspull; Finger Post war memorial; window at Our Lady's Church, Aspull.


The Clarence, Wigan - After the Night Before



A collapsed Morris Minor at an old Aspull garage claiming to sell 'Executive Motors'.


St. Joseph's Seminary, Upholland

Fireplace detail with ancient, forgotten Toblerone wrapper.


Parish Church of Wigan


St. Joseph's Seminary, Upholland (2)

The dormitories at this abandoned seminary - the most evocative place.


Oldham Glory

The staircase at Oldham Parish Church; fantastic arts and crafts doors at 5, Greaves Street, Oldham; the sun throwing shadows on the walls at Oldham Parish Church.


Dovestone Reservoir at Sunset


Oldham Faces

Fantastical details all around Oldham's Tommyfield Market Square.


Greenfield Station

Gorgeous wrought iron railings on the staircase of lovely Greenfield Station, Oldham.


Celebrating Dobcross

A gorgeous village on the outskirts of rural Oldham.


St. John's Church, Failsworth (1)


St. John's Failsworth (2)


St. Mary's Failsworth


Slices of Mossley and Hartshead Pike


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