Brighouse Heritage
The Rules for Council Tenants Sixty Years Ago

   Back in 1960 / 61 you could still get a three-day laundry service at the Rastrick Laundry, when all missing buttons would be replaced free of charge. Or get your new carpet from Direct Carpet Company, when the businesss was still at 36, Briggate. A lot has happened in the last 57 years. This featured photograph dates back to the mid 1950s..

Do you remember the Open Air School on Blackburn Road?

The Open Air School on Blackburn Road....that will conjure up a few memories for many readers.

Sweeping Changes Affect Brighouse - 1957

   The year is 1957 and whilst it might not be the most memorable for Brighouse, looking through the newspapers quite a lot did happen that year.

The Bow Window...a town centre institution...

It is over fifty years ago that what can almost be described as a local institution closed in Brighouse. An establishment that had been open for almost a century and was known across the generations. 

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