Saturday, 18 July 2015

The site of Whittaker's Whim

A view over the wall of Stockport Road onto land formerly a quarry. In the background are new houses off King Edward Avenue. The ground beneath the wall is still derelict. At one time it was the site of Whittaker's Whim, a 5 story building built against the wall with 3 stories below Stockport Road, and the top two stories fronting onto Stockport Road. It was replaced by the original 2-story stone-built factory used by G B Moores for the dressing of chamois leather. and was known as "Glen Chamois". More information can be found on Old Hyde

A wider coloured view can be found on Geograph

A contribution to The Weekend in Black and White.


  1. I really like what you've done with the image!

  2. very special postproduction, but it's nice!

  3. I like all the foreground vegetation. Your treatment reminds me of a detailed embroidery.

  4. The magic you applied to the photo works so well.

    Visiting from BLACK AND WHITE WEEKEND.


  5. You enjoy this effect, and with all this grass and shrubbery it fitted very well


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