Saturday, 30 June 2012

The Weekend in Black & White: Flannagan's Conversion.

Flannagans of Hyde on the corner of Mottram Road and John Shepley Street started out in the 1860s as the Moulders Arms.

A couple of weeks ago I noticed that it had had all its signage removed. There was a board outside advertising a "Spiritualist" meeting and I thought the pub was being converted into a church.

The conversion is now complete - see what it looks like now on Hyde DP Xtra.

A contribution to The Weekend in Black and White.

8 comments:

  1. It looks a bit run-down in this photo. I find the corner cut-out rather interesting,

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  2. A great kind of street photo!
    It is a perfect post in B&W!
    have a nice evening!

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  3. There is something so eerie, so unloved about an abandoned building! The removal of signs, leaving only the ghost of their outlines adds to the eerie drama!

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  4. Fine documentation, well done! Best wishes for the weekend.

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  5. Another fine pub in ruins! hahaha

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  6. It really works in B&W, great shot and interesting story.

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