Rowntree's Depot, Oldham Road, Manchester

Rowntree's Depot, Oldham Road, Manchester
Photograph taken January 1928 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: CC80/00312

From the late 19th century several new industries impinged on York, most notably the railways and the production of chocolate. However, the excellent road, rail and water routes from and to Manchester made it a more efficient area than York from which to distribute goods.

Location

Greater Manchester Manchester

Period

1920s (1920 - 1929)

Themes

Tags

van advert trade transport 1920s (1920 - 1929)