Village Photos
This is a selection of our photos from around the village, if you have any photos that we could use please contact us.
Stanley Signal Box
Stanley Station waiting room
Saint Peters School
Mount Road
Shires house stood on Intake Lane and was the Shires Pit Managers house. It was demolished in the 1950s to make way for the prefab houses that still occupy the site today
Victoria Café and filling station which stood on the junction of Lime Pit Lane & Aberford Road
Stanley Church 1934
Lane Ends Quarry 1905, today the library is to the left of this photo
Stanley Station
Hatfeild Lodge 1900
This building stood opposite The Graziers on Aberford Road at the bottom of The Hatfeild Hall driveway, photo courtesy of Samantha Crockett
Stanley Grove Floods March 1932
This area was prone to flooding right up to the 1950s, large areas between here and Lime Pit Lane would be under water for weeks at a time.
Stanley Institute
Garden Gate Inn 1982
This building on Intake Lane was used as an Ale House in the 19th Century
Stanley Picture House
Known in the Village as "The Clog & Rhubarb"
Aberford Road View
Photo from around 1900
Aberford Road around 1910
Stanley Lane Ends
Stanley Station 1904
Baker Lane 1950s
Church Fields
Saint Peters Church
Stanley Postcard from around 1905
The Graziers Hotel
Aberford Road 1920s, the old cinema is to the left
Stanley Hall
Church Gates
Saint Peters Church around 1905
Church interior after the 1911 fire
Church interior after the 1911 fire
Stanley Hill
West Hall 1905
The old Bar House 1908 that was opposite Stanley Hall on the junction of Bar Lane
The 1911 church fire
Lake Lock Post Office
Church Street
Lane Ends WMC
The Vicarage
Canal Lane 1950s
The Grove, Aberford Road
Photo taken at the juncyion of Lime Pit Lane and Aberford Road 1950s
Long Causeway
Newmarket Lane, the house is now 100ft above the duel carridge way
View up Rooks Nest Road 1920s
Stanley Carnival 1920s, photo taken opposite todays Youth Club
Bowling behind the old Lane Ends WMC
Aberford Road 1905
The Wheatsheaf, early 1970s
Lime Pit Lane 1972, photo courtesy of John Shaw
The old cinema, now Gordons Tyres
Laying of the foundation stone after the church fire 1912
Stanley Secondary Modern postcard
The Railway Hotel, later the Spindle Tree
Looking towards the old crossroads at the top of Newmarket Lane. Moorhouse is now on the right, the house on the left is still there
Stanley Postcard
Church interior before the fire
Ouchthorpe Lane
View over the 19 Acres
This photo is of a young good looking lad by the name of Mark with his loyal companion "Kim" they were stood at the back of number 22 Chapel street, Stanley. circa 1973
Colour Photos
Lake Lock, photo by George Parfitt
Aberford Road looking towards Oulton as work starts on the M62. The bridge to the right was part of the line that ran from Lofthouse to Newmarket. The area is almost unrecognisable in comparison to today
Miners Arms, Lee Moor 1960s
Lime Pit Lane 1960s
River Calder postcard
Lake Lock Yard 1970s
Lake Lock Yard 1970s
Drapery shop Lake Lock 1970s
The Wheatsheaf 1970s
The Railway Hotel 1960s
Gledhills, looking down towards the Lane Ends WMC 1970s
Farleys shop, Long Causeway
Stanley Lane Ends 1960s
The Old Doctors Surgery opposite The Wagon & Horses 1970s
The old mill Canal Lane 1960s
Lake Lock fish shop 1970s
Top of Baker Lane 1970s, the shop is on the left
Saint Peters Church 1970s
Kevs fish shop 1980s
The old doctors surgery Lane Ends, 1970s
The old classrooms behind Saint Peters School 1990s
Brearleys 1970s
Saint Peters Church interior 1970s
Lime Pit Lane 1990
Building the Community Centre 1990
Stanley Gala 1970s
Stanley Gala 1970s
Lane Ends 1970s
Lane Ends 1960s
The old quarry Lane Ends 1970s
The old Doctors Surgery and View towards Mount Road 1970s
Saint Peters School 1970s
View over Stanley from Newton Hill