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Two traders at the Greymare Lane Market, Openshaw, Manchester

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Two traders at the Greymare Lane Market, Openshaw, Manchester

Two traders at the Greymare Lane Market, Openshaw, Manchester, Mike Pilling and Brenda Birchfield. Traders at the market are being driven out of business by the new road being built. 8th June 1994

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Manchester Evening News
Mirrorpix
Manchester
England

Media ID 21668538

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Flat Cap Glum Market Stall Markets Shoppers Shops And Shopping


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Capturing the essence of a bygone era, this poignant print takes us back to the bustling Greymare Lane Market in Openshaw, Manchester during the 1990s. In this snapshot frozen in time, we see two traders, Mike Pilling and Brenda Birchfield, standing at their market stall with expressions of glumness etched on their faces. Behind them looms a symbol of progress and change - a new road being built that would ultimately drive these hardworking traders out of business. The juxtaposition between hope and despair is palpable as they face an uncertain future amidst the encroaching modernity. The image encapsulates not only the struggles faced by small businesses but also reflects the changing landscape of urban life during that period. The flat caps worn by both traders are reminiscent of traditional working-class attire, evoking nostalgia for simpler times when community spirit thrived within local markets like Greymare Lane. As shoppers bustle past them, engrossed in their own daily routines, one cannot help but feel a sense of loss for these once-vibrant stalls that were integral to neighborhood life. This photograph serves as a powerful reminder of how progress can sometimes come at a cost – eroding cherished traditions and displacing those who relied on them for their livelihoods. Preserved through Memory Lane Prints' collection, this image invites us to reflect upon our ever-changing world while honoring the resilience and dedication exhibited by individuals like Mike Pilling and Brenda Birchfield.

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