Neil Roland - Gallery 58 Stockport (inc. Stockport, Edgeley, Marple,
This gallery contains but a fraction of my Stockport collection -
stockport is a diverse town with many satellite areas. As with all of my
artworks, different places can be blended within Stockport to create a
personalised creation. Here are just some examples ..
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
Stockport Black & White
l-r: The White Lion pub,
Stockport; Old technicolour film reels at The Plaza Cinema, Stockport; A
classic Stockport bus destination winder; Winter's Jewellers with animated
clock - now a pub; Victorian lamp standard at St. Peter's Gate; Stockport
Industrial Equitable Co-Operative Society at Cheadle Heath. Stockport Town Hall
reflected in Stockport Infirmary.
Stained glass in Stockport library;
classic Stockport bus; tiled porch at The Nelson Pub, Wellington Road; the
organ at The Plaza cinema; George V1 post box within Stockport train station;
Stockport Town Hall stained glass window.
l-r: Stained glass window at Stockport Town
Hall; original art deco window at the 1929-opened Plaza Cinema; Stockport Town
Hall door handles; The mosaic bee hive of Stockport Co-Operative Society at
Cheadle Heath; the golden seat ends at The Plaza, with art deco frieze
detailing; Fountain monument provided by the Greg Family (of Styal Mill), at
Vernon Park, Stockport.
Signs of the Times, Stockport
Your own street signs or
business signs can be incorporated into the rich collection of signage all
around Stockport to create a unique and personalised art work.
Light & Shade, Stockport
l-r: The Crown Pub, Stockport;
marble tablet in St. Michael's Church, Hazel Grove; bridge over Hillgate; the
old Calico factory at Strines; Stockport Town Hall reflected in Stockport
Infirmary; dappled light on Stockport Art Gallery.
The Plaza, Stockport
Details from the splendid and now
restored 1929-opened super cinema in the heart of old Stockport. These are from
a large collection of pictures I have created of every detail of the old cinema
Calico Mill Strines
Vernon Park, Stockport
Stockport Town Hall in Stockport Infirmary
The Crown, Stockport
Signs of the Times, Edgeley
Signs of the Times, Marple
Ludworth Primary School at Marple Bridge;
Marple Bridge Co-op; horse in fields at the Ridge; The Pineapple Pub, Marple;
waterside Marple Bridge; The Bulls Head Pub, Marple; Marple Station ; modern
Marple sign; clock on All Saints Parish Church, Marple.
Bramhall Black & White
Looking like lace stocking tops-
interior of Bramhall Hall; Bramhall Village Square; onto the bowling green,
Bramhall Hall; clock in Village Square; Classic 'Bra' telephone number on
estate agent sign now in Stockport Museum; magpie façade at Bramhall
Hall; Bramhall Village, contemporary sign.
Wonders of Woodford
from left: The Davenport Arms, known as The Thieves' Neck, reflected in the bus stop opposite; classic Woodford bus; AVRO - the aeroplane builders responsible for such legendary planes as the Nimrod and the Lancaster Bomber was founded by Alliott Verdon Roe (A.V.Roe), the site of New Hall Farm in Woodford assembling the plane parts built at Eccles, and continued in use until 2011; original painting from the canteen at Avro, Woodford showing the different eras of flight; Deanwater Hotel's 16th century walls, Wilmslow Road; post box outside Christ Church, Woodford , and the litchgate at Woodford Church.